On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1978

Historical Events

  • Funeral services held for Pope John Paul I
  • Pier 39 opens in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Ko Soo, South Korean television and movie actor
  • Kyle Lohse, American baseball pitcher (14th pitcher to beat all 30 MLB teams; Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Chico, California
1978 Highlights

About October 4, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra