On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Lauren Laverne [Gofton], British disc jockey, television presenter and punk-pop singer [Kenickie], born in Sunderland, England
  • Nate Richert, actor (Harvey-Sabrina), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Mohammed Daoud Khan, 1st President of Afghanistan (1973-78) & Prime Minister of Afghanistan (1953-63), dies at 68
1978 Highlights

About April 28, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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