On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1978

Historical Events

  • "History of the American Film" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 21 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Paterson, Scottish rugby player and coach, born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • George Paine, English cricket spin bowler (4 Tests, 17 wickets; Warwickshire), dies at 69
  • Harold Gimblett, English cricket batsman (3 Tests, 1 x 50; 265 career FC sixes; Somerset CCC), dies from overdose at 63
  • Larry Young [Khalid Yasin], American jazz musician (Unity), dies at 37 in unclear circumstances
1978 Highlights

About March 30, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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