What Happened on November 15, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 183 die as Icelandic Airlines DC-8 crashes in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Harold Pinter's play "Betrayal" premieres in London
  • Pirates outfielder Dave Parker wins NL MVP

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Margaret Mead, American anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies of pancreatic cancer at 76

Cultural Anthropologist Margaret Mead
Cultural Anthropologist
Margaret Mead