On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1978

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi asks Shapour Bahktiar to form a civilian government

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
  • Spain constitution goes into effect
  • Test Cricket debut of Allan Robert Border, v England at the MCG

Famous Birthdays

  • Kieron Dyer, English football player, born in Ipswich, United Kingdom
  • LaToya London, American R&B and soul singer, born in San Francisco, California
1978 Highlights

About December 29, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn