On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1978

Historical Events

  • Jackson slugs a 3-run HR in the 1st inning, & the field is showered
  • NY Yanks defeat White Sox 4-2 in home opener on Reggie Candy Bar Day

Famous Birthdays

  • Carles Puyol, Spanish footballer, born in La Pobla de Segur, Spain
  • Chris Sligh, American singer and Idol finalist, born in Madison, Tennessee
  • Kyle Howard, American actor, born in Loveland, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Chambers, Canadian artist, dies at 47
  • Paul McGrath, American actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74
1978 Highlights

About April 13, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries