On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1978

Historical Events

  • Sun Bank Building opens
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Claire Chitham, New Zealand actress
  • Mélanie De Biasio, Belgian jazz singer, composer and flute player (A Stomach Is Burning), born in Charleroi, Belgium
  • Michelle Rodriguez, American actress
  • Topher Grace, American actor
1978 Highlights

About July 12, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer