On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1978

Historical Events

  • 1st game of Women's Pro Basketball League (WBL), Chicago Hustle vs Milwaukee Does
  • Pioneer Venus 2 drops 5 probes into atmosphere of Venus

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse Metcalfe, American actor, born in Carmel Valley, California
1978 Highlights

About December 9, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius