On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1978

Historical Events

  • Cleveland, Houston, NY, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Phillies win 3rd consecutive NL East Division title
  • Major Indoor Soccer League grants 1st 6 franchises to Cincinnati
  • Phillies clinch NL East title

Famous Birthdays

  • Candice Michelle, American female wrestler

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Meryl Streep (29) weds sculptor Don Gummer (31) in Mason's Island, Connecticut

Actress Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep

Famous Deaths

  • Beryl Booker, American swing and cool jazz pianist (Dinah Washington), dies at 56
  • Edgar Bergen, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy), dies at 75
1978 Highlights

About September 30, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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