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Historical Events Happened In 1978

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Feb 09   In the year 1978 kimberly Leach, killed by Ted Bundy in Lake City Fla at 12  

Feb 09   Ottawa orders 11 Soviet embassy officials deported for allegedly trying to infiltrate the RCMP Security Service on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history ted Bundy kills Kimberly Leach, 12, Lake City FL; later executed  

Feb 09   The first satellite of the new Navy Fleet Satellite Communications System was launched. This system satisfies the need for worldwide tactical command control and communications for the entire fleet on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Frank C Carlucci succeeds John F Blake as deputy director of CIA on this day in history.  

Feb 11   16 Unification church couples wed in New York NY in the year 1978.  

Feb 11   China lifts a ban on Aristotle, Shakespeare, & Dickens on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history eOKA organization disbands in Cyprus  

Feb 11   On this day in history james B Conant, headmaster (Harvard University), dies at 84  

Feb 11   Pacific Western Airlines aircraft crashes at Cranbrook, killing 43 people; snowplow on runway during PWA jet's landing on this day in history.  

Feb 12   "Jesus Christ Superstar" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 96 performances on this day in history.  

Feb 12   US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne in the year 1978.  

Feb 12   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner  

Feb 13   In the year 1978 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Feb 14   First "micro on a chip" patented by Texas Instruments on this day in history.  

Feb 15   England all out 64 for first loss to New Zealand in cricket (Boycott Captain) on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history escaped mass murderer Ted Bundy recaptured, Pensacola FL  

Feb 15   On this day in history ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party), dies at 72  

Feb 15   On this day in history in a split decision, Leon Spinks takes the heavyweight boxing champion title away from defending champ Muhammad Ali.  

Feb 15   In the year 1978 zaire revises constitution  

Feb 16   On this day in history the first Computer Bulletin Board System (Ward & Randy's CBBS, Chicago)  

Feb 18   In the year 1978 the first Iron Man Triathlon (swim, bike ride, marathon) held, Kona HI  

Feb 20   In the year 1978 4th People's Choice Awards Star Wars, Carol Burnett &Bob Hope  

Feb 20   On this day in history egypt announces it is pulling its diplomats out of Cyprus  

Feb 22   On this day in history 2 tankers with propane gas explode killing 15 at Waverly TN  

Feb 22   Ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   20th Grammy Awards Hotel California, Fleetwood Mac, Debbie Boone win in the year 1978.  

Feb 25   On this day in history daniel "Chappie" James Jr, retired Air Force general, dies at 58  

Feb 26   In the year 1978 ira Levin's "Deathtrap," premieres in New York NY  

Feb 27   On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  

Feb 27   Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1978.  

Feb 28   In the year 1978 eric Frank Russell, sci-fi author (Hugo, Deep Space), dies at 73  

Feb 28   The Department of Defense authorized fullscale development of the Sikorsky Aircraft's SH-60B LAMPS MK III helicopter. The aircraft was designed primarily for antisubmarine and antiship missions and to be deployed aboard frigates, destroyers and cruisers in the year 1978.  

Mar 01   Charlie Chaplin's coffin was stolen from a Swiss cemetery in the year 1978.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born in the year 1978.  

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of cristian Guzmán, Dominican baseball player  

Mar 28   In the year 1978 birth of dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)  

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996) was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)  

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1978

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1978 willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76  

Jan 06   In the year 1978 john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  

Jan 08   Walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71  

Jan 11   In the year 1978 michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on this day in history.