On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1978

Historical Events

  • Yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Sage, American visionary artist, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer and manager (VĂ©lez Sarsfield), born in Crespo, Argentina
  • James Franco, American actor (The Disaster Artist), born in Palo Alto, California

Famous Deaths

  • Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher, dies at 70
1978 Highlights

About April 19, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries