On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 25,000 die in 7.7 earthquake in Tabar, Iran

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Filming on Monty Python's "Life of Brian" film, begins

Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin
Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
  • Grateful Dead perform in Cairo, Egypt
  • Yanks beat Red Sox for 6th time in 2 weeks, 3-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Dickau, American basketball player, born in Portland, Oregon
  • Matthew Rogers, American TV host and country singer, born in Arcadia, California