On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1978

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • NY District Court Judge Constance Baker Motley rules that women sportswriters cannot be banned from locker rooms
  • RR clerks go on strike, halting more than 2/3s of rail service

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, Kenyan long-distance runner, born in Kapsabet, Kenya

Famous Deaths

  • Manne Siegbahn, Swedish physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1886)