On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Freya Lin, Taiwanese singer, born in Taiwan
  • Nadine Velazquez, American actress and model, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Ryan Leslie, American singer-songwriter, born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Giorgio De Chirico, Italian painter (founded the scuola metafisica art movement), dies at 90
  • Vasilisk Gnedov, Russian poet (b. 1890)
1978 Highlights

About November 20, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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