On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1978

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
1978 Highlights

About April 16, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries