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? 43 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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