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Historical Events For 1978

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Feb 09   Kimberly Leach, killed by Ted Bundy in Lake City Fla at 12 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 09   Ottawa orders 11 Soviet embassy officials deported for allegedly trying to infiltrate the RCMP Security Service on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 09   On this day in history ted Bundy kills Kimberly Leach, 12, Lake City FL; later executed  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 10   Frank C Carlucci succeeds John F Blake as deputy director of CIA in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 11   16 Unification church couples wed in New York NY in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 11   On this day in history china lifts a ban on Aristotle, Shakespeare, & Dickens  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 11   On this day in history eOKA organization disbands in Cyprus  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 11   In the year 1978 james B Conant, headmaster (Harvard University), dies at 84  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 11   In the year 1978 pacific Western Airlines aircraft crashes at Cranbrook, killing 43 people; snowplow on runway during PWA jet's landing  Click To Search About This In Google

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Feb 12   In the year 1978 "Jesus Christ Superstar" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 96 performances  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 12   US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 12   In the year 1978 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 13   In the year 1978 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 14   First "micro on a chip" patented by Texas Instruments in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 15   On this day in history england all out 64 for first loss to New Zealand in cricket (Boycott Captain)  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 15   In the year 1978 escaped mass murderer Ted Bundy recaptured, Pensacola FL  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 15   Ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party), dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 15   In the year 1978 in a split decision, Leon Spinks takes the heavyweight boxing champion title away from defending champ Muhammad Ali.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 15   In the year 1978 zaire revises constitution  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 16   In the year 1978 the first Computer Bulletin Board System (Ward & Randy's CBBS, Chicago)  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 18   The first Iron Man Triathlon (swim, bike ride, marathon) held, Kona HI on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 20   4th People's Choice Awards Star Wars, Carol Burnett &Bob Hope on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 20   In the year 1978 egypt announces it is pulling its diplomats out of Cyprus  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 22   On this day in history 2 tankers with propane gas explode killing 15 at Waverly TN  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 22   Ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 23   20th Grammy Awards Hotel California, Fleetwood Mac, Debbie Boone win on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 25   Daniel "Chappie" James Jr, retired Air Force general, dies at 58 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 26   On this day in history ira Levin's "Deathtrap," premieres in New York NY  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 27   France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 27   Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 28   On this day in history eric Frank Russell, sci-fi author (Hugo, Deep Space), dies at 73  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 28   In the year 1978 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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 01   In the year 1978 charlie Chaplin's coffin was stolen from a Swiss cemetery  Click To Search About This In Google

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Mar 21   On this day in history birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 21   Cristian Guzmán, Dominican baseball player was born in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 28   On this day in history birth of dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)  Click To Search About This In Google

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of john Gall, American baseball player  Click To Search About This In Google

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  Click To Search About This In Google

Apr 19   Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Apr 19   Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Famous Deaths In 1978

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 06   John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   Walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   On this day in history eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   On this day in history michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   In the year 1978 death of nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 13   On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  Click To Search About This In Google

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