On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1978

Historical Events

  • 1st game of Boston Massacre, NY Yankees beat Red Sox, 15-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian [General Austin] Witcher, American rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Erwin Koen, Dutch footballer, born in Den Helder, Netherlands

Famous Deaths


Person of interestKeith Moon

Keith Moon, British rock drummer (The Who - "Bell Boy"), dies of drug overdose at 31

Rocker Keith Moon
Rocker
Keith Moon

1978 Highlights

About September 7, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo