On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1978

Historical Events

  • Terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed
  • USF-led Bill Cartwright scores 23 points as the Dons oust NC

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Luque, Spanish footballer
  • Christopher Rice, American author (A Density of Souls, The Snow Garden), born in Berkeley, California
  • Didier Drogba, Ivorian football player (Chelsea, Phoenix Rising FC, Ivorian national team), born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Fran├žois, French pop singer-songwriter ("Comme d'habitude"), electrocuted in a home mishap at 39
1978 Highlights

About March 11, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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