On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • CBS raises LP prices to $8.98
  • China & Japan formally ends 4 decades of dissension

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sid Vicious attempts suicide while at Riker's Detention Center in NYC

Musician Sid Vicious
Sid Vicious

Famous Birthdays

  • Archie Thompson, Australian footballer
  • Jimmy Bullard, English footballer
  • Steve Harmison, English cricketer

Famous Deaths

Person of interestMaybelle Carter

Maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69

Country Singer Maybelle Carter
Country Singer
Maybelle Carter