On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1978

Historical Events

  • Israeli Knesset endorses Camp David accord

Music releaseAlbum Release

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

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
  • 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? 42 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra