On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 6 masked men bound 10 employees at Lufthansa cargo area at NYC Kennedy Airport & made off with $5.8 M in cash & jewelry
  • NBC premiere of "A Woman Called Moses"

Famous Birthdays

  • Celine Sciamma, French film director (Tomboy), born in Paris, France

Famous Deaths

  • Paul O'Dea, American baseball player (b. 1920)
  • Vincent du Vigneaud, American chemist and Nobel laureate (b. 1901)