On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1978

Historical Events

  • Ranger's Don Murdoch failed on 4th penalty shot against Islanders
  • Ted Nugent autographs a fan's arm with his knife

Famous Birthdays

  • Gianluigi Buffon, Italian footballer
  • Jamie Carragher, English footballer
  • Papa Bouba Diop, Senegalese soccer midfielder (63 caps; Lens, Fulham, Portsmouth, West Ham Utd), born in Dakar, Senegal (d. 2020)
1978 Highlights

About January 28, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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