On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1978

Historical Events

  • 1st "micro on a chip" patented by Texas Instruments
  • In girls' HS basketball, Chicago Latin beats Harvard St George

Famous Birthdays

  • Danai Gurira, American actress & playwright (The Walking Dead, Black Panther), born in Grinnell, Iowa
  • Darius Songaila, Lithuanian basketball player, born in MarijampolÄ—, Lithuania
  • Dean Gaffney, British actor, born in Hammersmith, London
  • Dwele [Andwele Gardner], American soul singer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Laurie Schwoy, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • Richard Hamilton, American basketball player, born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Famous Weddings

Roger Miller

Country singer Roger Miller (42) weds Mary Arnold

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Governali, American professional football player (b. 1921)
1978 Highlights

About February 14, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius