On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1978

Historical Events

  • Israeli Knesset endorses Camp David accord

Album Release

Metal band Black Sabbath release their 8th album "Never Say Die", last to feature Ozzy Osbourne before he was fired

  • Pieter Botha succeeds Vorster as premier of South Africa
  • Syrians & Lebanese engage in heavy fighting in Lebanon

Famous Birthdays

  • Bushido [Anis Ferchichi], German rapper, born in Bonn, West Germany
  • Marzena Godecki, actress (Ocean Girl)

Famous Deaths

  • Pope John Paul I [Albino Luciani], 263rd Roman Catholic Pope, dies after 33 days as pope at 65
1978 Highlights

About September 28, 1978

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

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