On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1978

Historical Events

  • Commonwealth of Northern Marianas established

Famous Birthdays

  • A.J. McLean, American pop singer (Backstreet Boys), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Chad Johnson, American football player, born in Miami, Florida
  • Gennaro Gattuso, Italian footballer, born in Corigliano Calabro, Italy
  • Maggie Rizer, American model & AIDS activist, born in Staten Island, New York
  • Mathieu Garon, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Chandler, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies
1978 Highlights

About January 9, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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