On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1978

Historical Events

  • US Commerce Department says hurricane names will no longer be only female

Famous Birthdays

  • Aya Ishiguro, Japanese singer (formerly Morning Musume)
  • Hossein Reza Zadeh, Iranian weightlifter
  • Jason Biggs, American actor (American Pie), born in Pompton Plains, New Jersey
  • Josh Phelps, American baseball player
  • Wilfred Le Bouthillier, Acadian singer
1978 Highlights

About May 12, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus