On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Braves' Jim Bouton, 38, beats Giants, his 1st win since 1970
  • Portugal government of Da Costa falls
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army explode over 50 bombs in towns across Northern Ireland over the next 5 days, injuring 37 people

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Cohen, English rugby union footballer, born in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
  • Carmen Kass, Estonian model (estimated to have been the second-highest-paid model in the world in 2002), born in Talinn, Estonia
  • Danielle Peck, American country music singer (Findin' a Good Man), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina