What Happened on December 9, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
  • Mandy James, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96), born in Jacksonville, Florida