Today in History for 14th October 1978

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- 1st TV movie from a TV series-"Rescue from Gilligan's Island"
- China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
- Despite Denis Potvin hat trick in 3:21 Islanders lose 7-10 making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-22-2-1
- NY Yank Reggie Jackson causes World Series controversy by getting in the way of a throw to 1st & deflects the ball away

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 6 of 6

- Javon Walker, American football player
- Justin Brannan, American musician, writer
- Paul Hunter, English snooker player (d. 2006)
- Ryan Church, American baseball player
- Steven Thompson, Scottish footballer
- Usher, American singer and actor

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