On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1978

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Jimmy Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter

Famous Birthdays

  • Dmitri Kogan, Russian concert violinist (Five Great Violins), born in Moscow (d. 2017)
  • Sergei Samsonov, Russian ice hockey player, born in Moscow, Soviet Union
  • Vanessa-Mae [Vanakorn Nicholson], Singaporean-British violinist and Olympic alpine skier, born in Singapore
1978 Highlights

About October 27, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio