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Historical Events For 1978

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Feb 09   Kimberly Leach, killed by Ted Bundy in Lake City Fla at 12 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 09   On this day in history ottawa orders 11 Soviet embassy officials deported for allegedly trying to infiltrate the RCMP Security Service  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 09   Ted Bundy kills Kimberly Leach, 12, Lake City FL; later executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 10   On this day in history frank C Carlucci succeeds John F Blake as deputy director of CIA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 11   On this day in history 16 Unification church couples wed in New York NY  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 11   On this day in history china lifts a ban on Aristotle, Shakespeare, & Dickens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 11   EOKA organization disbands in Cyprus in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 11   In the year 1978 james B Conant, headmaster (Harvard University), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 12   In the year 1978 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 13   In the year 1978 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 14   On this day in history first "micro on a chip" patented by Texas Instruments  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 15   On this day in history england all out 64 for first loss to New Zealand in cricket (Boycott Captain)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 15   In the year 1978 escaped mass murderer Ted Bundy recaptured, Pensacola FL  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 15   In the year 1978 ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party), dies at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Send On Whatsapp

Feb 15   Zaire revises constitution in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 16   The first Computer Bulletin Board System (Ward & Randy's CBBS, Chicago) in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 20   On this day in history 4th People's Choice Awards Star Wars, Carol Burnett &Bob Hope  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 20   Egypt announces it is pulling its diplomats out of Cyprus on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 22   2 tankers with propane gas explode killing 15 at Waverly TN on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 23   On this day in history 20th Grammy Awards Hotel California, Fleetwood Mac, Debbie Boone win  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 25   Daniel "Chappie" James Jr, retired Air Force general, dies at 58 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   Ira Levin's "Deathtrap," premieres in New York NY in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   In the year 1978 france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   Eric Frank Russell, sci-fi author (Hugo, Deep Space), dies at 73 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   Charlie Chaplin's coffin was stolen from a Swiss cemetery on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   Charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007) was born in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 21   Cristian Guzmán, Dominican baseball player was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 28   In the year 1978 birth of dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 19   Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 19   Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 10   John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 13   On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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