On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1978

Historical Events

  • Maumoon Abdul Gayoom becomes president of Maldives

Famous Birthdays

  • Lou Vincent, New Zealand cricketer, born in Warkworth, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Bennie Borgmann, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward and coach (Kingston Colonials, Original Celtics; coach Syracuse Nationals), dies at 77
1978 Highlights

About November 11, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio