On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1978

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Arina Tanemura, Japanese mangaka
  • Casey Mears, American auto racer
  • Claudio Sanchez, American musician (Coheed and Cambria)
  • Cristina Teuscher, 4X200m freestyle (Olymp-gold-96), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Masuimi Max, American model
  • Tara Mounsey, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympics 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • John Cazale, actor (Dog Day Afternoon, The Deer Hunter), dies at 41
  • Theresa Weld Blanchard, American figure skating champion (1914, 1920-24), dies at 84
  • Tolchard Evans, composer/conductor, dies
1978 Highlights

About March 12, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces