On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1978

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The first-ever radio episode of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams, is transmitted on BBC Radio 4.


Famous Birthdays

  • Nick Zano, American actor
1978 Highlights

About March 8, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces