On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1978

Historical Events

Summit of Interest

100,000 cheering Egyptians welcome Anwar Sadat home from Camp David peace summit

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Mackie. American stage and screen actor (Brother To Brother; The Hurt Locker - "Sgt. Sanborn"; Captain America -"Falcon"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • John "Worm" Miller, American filmmaker, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Keri Lynn Pratt, American film and television actress (Jack & Bobby), born in Concord, New Hampshire

Famous Deaths

  • Jay Adler, American actor (Macon County Line; Illegal, Big Combo), dies at 79
  • Lyman Bostock, MLB outfielder, 1975-78 (Minnesota Twins, California Angels), shot and killed by the estranged husband of the sister of a friend, at 27
1978 Highlights

About September 23, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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