What Happened on December 11, 1978

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Celine Sciamma, French film director (Tomboy), born in Paris, France
Born in 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Paul O'Dea, American baseball player (b. 1920)
  • Vincent du Vigneaud, American chemist and (1955 Nobel Prize for Chemistry - for work on sulphur compounds), dies at 77

About December 11, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

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