On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1978

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test
  • Karl Wallenda of The Flying Wallendas dies after falling off a tight-rope between two hotels in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Robert Frost Plaza, at California, Drumm & Market, San Francisco, dedicated

  • The Ruttle's "All You Need is Cash" is show on NBC-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Poti, professional hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Wallenda, falls to death walking high-wire in PR at 73
1978 Highlights

About March 22, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries