On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 31st NHL All-Star Game, Buffalo Municipal Auditorium, Buffalo, NY: Wales beats Campbell, 3-2 (OT); MVP: Billy Smith, NY Islanders, G
  • Carter Executive Order on Intelligence (# 12036)

Famous Weddings

  • Rose Dugdale and Eddie Gallagher become the first convicted prisoners to marry in prison in the history of the Republic of Ireland.

Famous Deaths

  • Herta Oberheuser, German doctor (b. 1911)