On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1978

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

New Zealand general election won by ruling Prime Minister Robert Muldoon and the National Party

New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon
New Zealand Prime Minister
Robert Muldoon

Famous Birthdays

  • Lauren Hewitt, Australian 100m/200m runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Ringo Shiina [Yumiko Shiina], Japanese singer, songwriter and musician (Tokyo Jihen), born in Urawa, Saitama

Famous Deaths

  • Elaine Esposito, American woman who held record for longest coma (37 years), dies in a coma at 43
1978 Highlights

About November 25, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius