On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1978

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Angels Nolan Ryan strikes out 15 Mariners, 20th time he has 15 in game

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Hyun-ju, South Korean actress, born in Goyang, South Korea
  • Stella Damasus Aboderin, Nigerian actress (Two Brides and a Baby), born in Benin City, Edo, Nigeria
1978 Highlights

About April 24, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus