On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1978

Historical Events

  • NASA select its first American women astronauts

Famous Deaths

Hubert Humphrey

Hubert Humphrey, American politician, 38th Vice President of the United States (1965-69), and 1968 Presidential candidate, dies of bladder cancer at 66

1978 Highlights

About January 13, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn