On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1978

Historical Events

Election of Interest

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

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? 43 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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