On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1978

Historical Events


Conference meetingSummit of Interest

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

President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate
Anwar Sadat

Famous Birthdays

  • Keri Lynn Pratt, American actress
  • Worm Miller, American filmmaker

Famous Deaths

  • Jay Adler, actor (Macon County Line, Illegal, Big Combo), dies at 79
  • Lyman Bostock, outfielder (Angels), shot & killed at 27
1978 Highlights

About September 23, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra