On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1978

Historical Events

  • Amoco Cadiz tanker spills 1.6 mil gallons of oil off French coast
  • Reds don green uniforms for St Patricks Day

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Jennings, British actor, producer and film director

Famous Deaths

  • George Dickinson, cricketer (8 wickets in 3 Tests for NZ), dies
1978 Highlights

About March 17, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces