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

LoveWedding of Interest

Country singer Roger Miller (42) weds Mary Arnold

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller

Famous Deaths

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

About February 14, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius