On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1978

Historical Events

  • Proposition 13 cuts California property taxes 57%

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl BarĂ¢t, English musician (The Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things)
  • Judith Barsi, American child actress (The Land Before Time), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1988)
  • Mariana Popova, Bulgarian singer

Famous Deaths

  • D. H. Th. Vollenhoven, Dutch composer and philosopher, dies at 85
1978 Highlights

About June 6, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini