Historical Events For 1978
Friday, 20 January 2017
Sep 06 Begin &Sadat meet at Camp David to discuss peace on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 1978 jan Berger, Dutch politician, dies at 59
Sep 07 In the year 1978 keith Moon, rock drummer (Who), dies of drug OD at 31
Sep 08 Martial Law declared in Tehran and other cities, Iran, as riots take place in the year 1978.
Sep 08 Pancho Vladigerov, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Sep 09 Jack L Warner, US movie production (Warner Bros), dies at 86) in the year 1978.
Sep 12 In the year 1978 frank Ferguson, actor (Wagons West, Dynamite, My Gal Sal), dies at 69
Sep 15 Muhammad Ali beats WBA heavyweight champion Leon Spinks in the year 1978.
Sep 15 On this day in history willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft builder, dies at 80
Sep 16 In the year 1978 25,000 die in 7.7 earthquake in Iran
Sep 17 A meeting between Egyptian and Israeli leaders creates a framework for Middle East peace on this day in history.
Sep 17 In the year 1978 the Camp David accord is signed by Begin, Sadat and Carter
Sep 19 In the year 1978 rolf Gunther, East German priest, self imolation
Sep 22 In the year 1978 israeli PM Menachem Begin returns home after Camp David summit
Sep 22 Lina Carstens, actress (Homeland, Broken Jug), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Sep 23 100,000 cheering Egyptians welcome Sadat home from Camp David summit in the year 1978.
Sep 23 Jay Adler, actor (Macon County Line, Illegal, Big Combo), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Sep 24 Ruth Etting, US dancer/singer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 80 in the year 1978.
Sep 25 Claire Adams, actress (Legally Dead, End of the Road), dies at 80 in the year 1978.
Sep 25 On this day in history pSA Boeing 727 and a Cessna private plane collide by San Diego, 144 die
Sep 26 On this day in history railroad clerks go on strike, halting more than 2/3s of rail service
Sep 28 Israeli Knesset endorses Camp David accord in the year 1978.
Sep 28 In the year 1978 john Paul I, [Albino Luciano], Pope (1978), dies after 33 days as pope
Sep 29 John Paul I, Pope for 34 days, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Sep 30 Edgar Bergen, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy), dies at 75 in the year 1978.
Oct 01 On this day in history tuvalu (Ellice Islands) gains independence from Britain
Oct 03 In the year 1978 gold hits record $223.50 an ounce in London
Oct 04 In the year 1978 funeral services held for Pope John Paul I
Oct 05 In the year 1978 isaac Bashevis Singer wins the Nobel Prize for literature
Oct 08 Jim Gilliam, coach (LA Dodgers), dies at 49 on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history jacques Brel, Belgian chansonnier, buried on Atuama, dies at 49
Oct 10 On this day in history british pop magazine "Smash Hits," 1st published
Oct 10 On this day in history gesina Van de Molen, Dutch lawyer, dies at 86
Oct 10 Pres Carter signs a bill authorizing the Susan B Anthony dollar on this day in history.