On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1978

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Reds Joe Morgan ends record streak of 91 consecutive errorless games at 2nd

MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster Joe Morgan
MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster
Joe Morgan
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Gezahegne Abera, Ethiopian distance runner (Olympic gold marathon 2000, World C'ship gold 2001), born in Etya, Ethiopia
1978 Highlights

About April 23, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus