On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1978

Historical Events

  • 30th Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Ed Asner & Sada Thompson win
  • After 6 losses to the New York Yankees in September, the Boston Red Sox finally score a 7-3 win over their arch rivals at Yankee Stadium

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Anwar Sadat, Menachem Begin and Jimmy Carter sign the Camp David Accords, frameworks for peace in the Middle East and between Egypt and Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate
Anwar Sadat
39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter

Famous Birthdays

  • Shawn Horcoff, Canadian ice hockey player
1978 Highlights

About September 17, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo