What Happened on April 16, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "History of the American Film" closes at ANTA NYC after 21 performances
  • NBC's premiere of miniseries "Holocaust"
  • St Louis Card Bob Forsch no-hits Phillies, 5-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Lara Dutta, Indian actress, born in Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Matthew Lloyd, Australian rules footballer, born in Melbourne, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Lucius du Bignon Clay, American WWII general and military governor of West Germany, dies at 80