On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 43rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 34-16 in Birmingham
  • Anti-Shah protest in Tehran,protesters chant "Allah is great"

Music release#1 in the Charts

Neil Diamond & Barbra Streisand's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" hits #1

Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond
Neil Diamond
Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • The Sporting News announces Baltimore Orioles shortstop Mark Belanger winner of his 8th (and final) MLB Gold Glove Award

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Wolstenholme, British musician and bassist (Muse), born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England
  • David Rivas, Spanish Footballer plays for Real Betis
  • Jarron Collins, American basketball player for Utah Jazz
  • Jason Collins, American NBA player (New Jersey Nets), 1st NBA to come out as gay, born in Northridge, California
  • Nelly Furtado, Canadian singer and songwriter
  • Peter Moylan, Australian Major League Baseball Pitcher for the Atlanta Braves