On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1978

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Keith Richards convicted of heroin possession in Toronto

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards
  • NHL Toronto Maple Leafs set own team record of 28 pts vs NY Islanders

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Edwards, Trinidadian footballer (Trinidad and Tobago national football team), born in Diego Martin, Trinidad and Tobago
1978 Highlights

About October 24, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio