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
Actress
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