On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1978

Historical Events

  • Indian cricket spin bowler B. S. Chandrasekhar becomes first in Test history to register identical figures in both innings (6 for 52) in Indian innings win over Australia in 3rd Test in Melbourne

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominic Wood, English children's television presenter and magician
  • Kimberley Locke, American singer
  • Park Sol-mi, South Korean actress
1978 Highlights

About January 3, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: New Year Holiday (United Kingdom), New Year's Day (New Zealand)

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