What Happened on December 1, 1978

Historical Events

Sports History

Australian cricket fast bowler Rodney Hogg debuts in 1st Test v England in Brisbane; after Australia all out 116, Hogg makes instant impact by dismissing both high profile England openers Graham Gooch (2) and Geoff Boycott (13)

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Historic Event

US President Jimmy Carter more than doubles national park system size

Famous Birthdays

  • Mat Kearney, American singer and songwriter, born in Eugene, Oregon
1978 Highlights

About December 1, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years
Leap Year: No

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

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