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Historical Events For 1978

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Feb 09   In the year 1978 kimberly Leach, killed by Ted Bundy in Lake City Fla at 12  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 in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 09   Ted Bundy kills Kimberly Leach, 12, Lake City FL; later executed in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 09   On this day in history 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.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

Feb 11   On this day in history 16 Unification church couples wed in New York NY  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 11   China lifts a ban on Aristotle, Shakespeare, & Dickens in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 11   EOKA organization disbands in Cyprus on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 11   James B Conant, headmaster (Harvard University), dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 11   Pacific Western Airlines aircraft crashes at Cranbrook, killing 43 people; snowplow on runway during PWA jet's landing in the year 1978.  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   In the year 1978 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne  Click To Search About This In Google

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

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

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

Feb 15   England all out 64 for first loss to New Zealand in cricket (Boycott Captain) in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 15   Escaped mass murderer Ted Bundy recaptured, Pensacola FL in the year 1978.  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 a split decision, Leon Spinks takes the heavyweight boxing champion title away from defending champ Muhammad Ali in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 15   On this day in history zaire revises constitution  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 16   On this day in history the first Computer Bulletin Board System (Ward & Randy's CBBS, Chicago)  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 18   In the year 1978 the first Iron Man Triathlon (swim, bike ride, marathon) held, Kona HI  Click To Search About This In Google

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

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

Feb 22   2 tankers with propane gas explode killing 15 at Waverly TN in the year 1978.  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 22   In the year 1978 ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien), dies at 74  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 23   In the year 1978 20th Grammy Awards Hotel California, Fleetwood Mac, Debbie Boone win  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   Ira Levin's "Deathtrap," premieres in New York NY on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

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

Feb 28   In the year 1978 eric Frank Russell, sci-fi author (Hugo, Deep Space), dies at 73  Click To Search About This In Google

Feb 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history charlie Chaplin's coffin was stolen from a Swiss cemetery  Click To Search About This In Google

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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)  Click To Search About This In Google

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born in the year 1978.  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   Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) was born in the year 1978.  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   On this day in history birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  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   In the year 1978 eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

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

Jan 11   In the year 1978 michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 13   In the year 1978 hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  Click To Search About This In Google

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