Historical Events For 1978
Friday, 26 May 2017
Sep 06 On this day in history begin &Sadat meet at Camp David to discuss peace
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 in the year 1978.
Sep 09 On this day in history jack L Warner, US movie production (Warner Bros), dies at 86)
Sep 12 Frank Ferguson, actor (Wagons West, Dynamite, My Gal Sal), dies at 69 in the year 1978.
Sep 15 On this day in history muhammad Ali beats WBA heavyweight champion Leon Spinks
Sep 15 Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft builder, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Sep 16 25,000 die in 7.7 earthquake in Iran in the year 1978.
Sep 17 A meeting between Egyptian and Israeli leaders creates a framework for Middle East peace in the year 1978.
Sep 17 In the year 1978 the Camp David accord is signed by Begin, Sadat and Carter
Sep 19 Rolf Gunther, East German priest, self imolation in the year 1978.
Sep 22 Israeli PM Menachem Begin returns home after Camp David summit on this day in history.
Sep 22 Lina Carstens, actress (Homeland, Broken Jug), dies at 85 in the year 1978.
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 PSA Boeing 727 and a Cessna private plane collide by San Diego, 144 die on this day in history.
Sep 26 On this day in history railroad clerks go on strike, halting more than 2/3s of rail service
Sep 28 In the year 1978 israeli Knesset endorses Camp David accord
Sep 28 John Paul I, [Albino Luciano], Pope (1978), dies after 33 days as pope on this day in history.
Sep 29 John Paul I, Pope for 34 days, dies at 65 in the year 1978.
Sep 30 In the year 1978 edgar Bergen, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy), dies at 75
Oct 01 Tuvalu (Ellice Islands) gains independence from Britain in the year 1978.
Oct 03 Gold hits record $223.50 an ounce in London in the year 1978.
Oct 04 In the year 1978 funeral services held for Pope John Paul I
Oct 05 Isaac Bashevis Singer wins the Nobel Prize for literature in the year 1978.
Oct 08 Jim Gilliam, coach (LA Dodgers), dies at 49 in the year 1978.
Oct 09 Jacques Brel, Belgian chansonnier, buried on Atuama, dies at 49 on this day in history.
Oct 10 British pop magazine "Smash Hits," 1st published in the year 1978.
Oct 10 In the year 1978 gesina Van de Molen, Dutch lawyer, dies at 86
Oct 10 In the year 1978 pres Carter signs a bill authorizing the Susan B Anthony dollar