On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominik Hrbatý, Slovakian tennis player, born in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Mai Meneses, Spanish pop singer-songwriter (Nena Daconte), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Patrick Farrell, American jazz and klezmer accordionist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76
1978 Highlights

About January 4, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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