On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1978

Historical Events

  • American management consultant Marilyn Loden first coins the term "glass ceiling" to describe invisible career barriers for women
  • Dutch Investment bill (WIR) law goes into effect

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Penny, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in Blackwell, Oklahoma
  • Brian Ching, American footballer (U.S. National Team), born in Hale'iwa, Hawaii
  • Bryan Greenberg, American actor (How to Make It in America), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jade Winter, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Johan Holmqvist, Swedish hockey player, born in Tolfta, Sweden
1978 Highlights

About May 24, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini