On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1978

Historical Events

  • Crown Prince Sad Abdallah al-Salim Al Sabah becomes Prime Minister of Kuwait
  • Proceedings of the United States Senate are broadcast on radio for the first time.

Famous Birthdays

  • Christa Williams, softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Houston, Texas
1978 Highlights

About February 8, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius