What Happened on September 15, 1978

Historical Events

  • Dodgers become 1st major league team to draw 3 million fans

Boxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali beats Leon Spinks in 15 rounds for heavyweight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

  • Eiður Guðjohnsen, Icelandic footballer (Chelsea, Barcelona) and manager, born in Reykjavík, iceland

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Cliche, French Canadian politician and judge (b. 1921)
  • Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft builder, dies at 80
1978 Highlights

About September 15, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Boogie Oogie Oogie - A Taste Of Honey
  • UK #1 Song: Three Times A Lady - Commodores