On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1978

Historical Events

  • David Hare's "Plenty" premieres in London
  • Korean Air Lines Boeing 707, fired on by Soviets, crashes in Russia
  • Thousands of Georgians demonstrate in the capital Tbilisi against Soviet attempts to change the constitutional status of the Georgian language
  • WRR-AM in Dallas Texas changes call letters to KAAM

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul O'Brien, South African-Australian actor, born in South Africa

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Novelist Danielle Steel (30) divorces Danny Zugelder after almost 3 years of marriage

Novelist Danielle Steel
Danielle Steel

1978 Highlights

About April 14, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries