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Historical Events In 1978

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Sep 06   On this day in history begin &Sadat meet at Camp David to discuss peace  

Sep 06   Jan Berger, Dutch politician, dies at 59 in the year 1978.  

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   In the year 1978 jack L Warner, US movie production (Warner Bros), dies at 86)  

Sep 12   In the year 1978 frank Ferguson, actor (Wagons West, Dynamite, My Gal Sal), dies at 69  

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   In the year 1978 25,000 die in 7.7 earthquake in Iran  

Sep 17   A meeting between Egyptian and Israeli leaders creates a framework for Middle East peace on this day in history.  

Sep 17   On this day in history the Camp David accord is signed by Begin, Sadat and Carter  

Sep 19   In the year 1978 rolf Gunther, East German priest, self imolation  

Sep 22   In the year 1978 israeli PM Menachem Begin returns home after Camp David summit  

Sep 22   Lina Carstens, actress (Homeland, Broken Jug), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 24   In the year 1978 ruth Etting, US dancer/singer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 80  

Sep 25   Claire Adams, actress (Legally Dead, End of the Road), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Sep 25   PSA Boeing 727 and a Cessna private plane collide by San Diego, 144 die in the year 1978.  

Sep 26   On this day in history railroad clerks go on strike, halting more than 2/3s of rail service  

Sep 28   In the year 1978 israeli Knesset endorses Camp David accord  

Sep 28   John Paul I, [Albino Luciano], Pope (1978), dies after 33 days as pope on this day in history.  

Sep 29   John Paul I, Pope for 34 days, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history edgar Bergen, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy), dies at 75  

Oct 01   In the year 1978 tuvalu (Ellice Islands) gains independence from Britain  

Oct 03   Gold hits record $223.50 an ounce in London on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Funeral services held for Pope John Paul I in the year 1978.  

Oct 05   Isaac Bashevis Singer wins the Nobel Prize for literature in the year 1978.  

Oct 08   Jim Gilliam, coach (LA Dodgers), dies at 49 in the year 1978.  

Oct 09   Jacques Brel, Belgian chansonnier, buried on Atuama, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Oct 10   British pop magazine "Smash Hits," 1st published in the year 1978.  

Oct 10   Gesina Van de Molen, Dutch lawyer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Oct 10   Pres Carter signs a bill authorizing the Susan B Anthony dollar on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist  

Mar 21   Cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Mar 28   Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  

Apr 19   Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96) was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  

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.  

Jan 06   John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 in the year 1978.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1978 eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1978 hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  

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