On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1978

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

30th hat trick in Islander history (Mike Bossy)

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Coyne, Australian footballer (Bayswater City SC), born in Brisbane, Australia

Person of interestJohn Legend

John Legend [John Stephens], American musician, producer, songwriter and actor (La La Land, Django Unchained), born in Springfield, Ohio

Singer-Songwriter John Legend
Singer-Songwriter
John Legend

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich & famous", dies at 82
1978 Highlights

About December 28, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn