Historical Events For 1978
Monday, 05 December 2016
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 Keith Moon, rock drummer (Who), dies of drug OD at 31 on this day in history.
Sep 08 On this day in history martial Law declared in Tehran and other cities, Iran, as riots take place
Sep 08 Pancho Vladigerov, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1978.
Sep 09 Jack L Warner, US movie production (Warner Bros), dies at 86) on this day in history.
Sep 12 Frank Ferguson, actor (Wagons West, Dynamite, My Gal Sal), dies at 69 in the year 1978.
Sep 15 In the year 1978 muhammad Ali beats WBA heavyweight champion Leon Spinks
Sep 15 On this day in history willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft builder, dies at 80
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 in the year 1978.
Sep 22 Lina Carstens, actress (Homeland, Broken Jug), dies at 85 in the year 1978.
Sep 23 On this day in history 100,000 cheering Egyptians welcome Sadat home from Camp David summit
Sep 23 Jay Adler, actor (Macon County Line, Illegal, Big Combo), dies at 79 in the year 1978.
Sep 24 Ruth Etting, US dancer/singer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Sep 25 Claire Adams, actress (Legally Dead, End of the Road), dies at 80 in the year 1978.
Sep 25 In the year 1978 pSA Boeing 727 and a Cessna private plane collide by San Diego, 144 die
Sep 26 Railroad clerks go on strike, halting more than 2/3s of rail service in the year 1978.
Sep 28 Israeli Knesset endorses Camp David accord on this day in history.
Sep 28 John Paul I, [Albino Luciano], Pope (1978), dies after 33 days as pope in the year 1978.
Sep 29 John Paul I, Pope for 34 days, dies at 65 in the year 1978.
Sep 30 Edgar Bergen, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy), dies at 75 in the year 1978.
Oct 01 In the year 1978 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 Isaac Bashevis Singer wins the Nobel Prize for literature on this day in history.
Oct 08 Jim Gilliam, coach (LA Dodgers), dies at 49 on this day in history.
Oct 09 Jacques Brel, Belgian chansonnier, buried on Atuama, dies at 49 in the year 1978.
Oct 10 British pop magazine "Smash Hits," 1st published on this day in history.
Oct 10 Gesina Van de Molen, Dutch lawyer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history pres Carter signs a bill authorizing the Susan B Anthony dollar