On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1978

Historical Events

  • UN observes "international day of solidarity with Palestinian people," boycotted by US & about 20 other countries
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandro Fei, Italian volleyball player, born in Saronno, Italy
  • Dimitrious Konstantopolous, Greek footballer, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Lauren German, American actress (Lucifer), born in Huntington Beach, California
  • Ludwika Paleta, Polish-born Mexican actress, born in Krak√≥w, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Richardson, Scottish pianist and composer, dies at 74
1978 Highlights

About November 29, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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