On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1978

Historical Events

  • 11th Commonwealth Games open in Edmonton, Canada

Famous Birthdays

  • Mariusz Jop, Polish footballer, born in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Ezzedin Kalak, Palestinian PLO representative in Paris, murdered
1978 Highlights

About August 3, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo