What Happened on April 13, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday

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
  • Chris Sligh, American singer and Idol finalist, born in Madison, Tennessee
  • Kyle Howard, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Chambers, Canadian artist (b. 1931)
  • Paul McGrath, American actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74