On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1978

Historical Events

  • NY Islanders 1st scoreless tie, vs LA Kings
  • US 1st daughter Susan Ford announces engagement to Charles F Vance

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Tindall, English rugby union player
  • Wesley Jonathan, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Woolley, English cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies at 91
  • Jacques Mornard [Ramon Mercader], murderer of Trotsky, dies at 64
1978 Highlights

About October 18, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra