On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1978

Historical Events

  • France sends troops to Chad
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-201

Famous Birthdays

  • (Myron) Avant, American R&B singer ("Separated"; "Read Your Mind"), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Joe Crede, American baseball player, born in Jefferson City, Missouri
  • Peter Madsen, Danish retired footballer, born in Roskilde, Madsen
  • Stana Katic, Canadian-American actress (Kate Beckett-Castle), born in Hamilton, Ontario
1978 Highlights

About April 26, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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