On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1978

Historical Events

  • 25th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Duke beats Wake Forest, 85-77
  • Chicago Daily News, founded in 1875, publishes last issue

Famous Birthdays

  • Denis Dallan, Italian rugby union footballer
  • Nate Ackerman, British-American logician and wrestler
  • Pierre Dagenais, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Rachel Roberts, Canadian model and actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Wesley Bolin, former Governor of the U.S. State of Arizona (b. 1909)
1978 Highlights

About March 4, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces