On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1978

Historical Events

  • Musical review "Eubie!", based on the songs of composer Eubie Blake, opens at Ambassador Theater, NYC; runs for 439 performances
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Yamada Mumon Roshi visits Benedictine Abbey of Maria Laach Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Dante Hall, American football player
  • Patrizio Buanne, Austrian-Italian singer and guitarist, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Sarit Hadad [Sarah Hudadatov], Israeli pop and Mizrahi singer, born in Afula, Israel
  • Sophie Simard, Lars Germany, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • T.J. Tucker, American baseball player
1978 Highlights

About September 20, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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