On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1978

Historical Events

  • Representatives of Israel & Egypt open talks in Washington

MurderMurder of Interest

Sid Vicious charged with murder of girlfriend Nancy Spungen

Musician Sid Vicious
Sid Vicious

Famous Birthdays

  • Baden Cooke, Australian cyclist, born in Benalla, Victoria, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Sid Vicious in NYC
1978 Highlights

About October 12, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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