Historical Events In 1978
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Sep 06 Begin &Sadat meet at Camp David to discuss peace on this day in history.
Sep 06 Jan Berger, Dutch politician, dies at 59 on this day in history.
Sep 07 In the year 1978 keith Moon, rock drummer (Who), dies of drug OD at 31
Sep 08 Martial Law declared in Tehran and other cities, Iran, as riots take place on this day in history.
Sep 08 On this day in history pancho Vladigerov, composer, dies at 79
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 On this day in history muhammad Ali beats WBA heavyweight champion Leon Spinks
Sep 15 Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft builder, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Sep 16 On this day in history 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 in the year 1978.
Sep 17 the Camp David accord is signed by Begin, Sadat and Carter in the year 1978.
Sep 19 In the year 1978 rolf Gunther, East German priest, self imolation
Sep 22 Israeli PM Menachem Begin returns home after Camp David summit on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1978 lina Carstens, actress (Homeland, Broken Jug), dies at 85
Sep 23 100,000 cheering Egyptians welcome Sadat home from Camp David summit on this day in history.
Sep 23 Jay Adler, actor (Macon County Line, Illegal, Big Combo), dies at 79 in the year 1978.
Sep 24 In the year 1978 ruth Etting, US dancer/singer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 80
Sep 25 In the year 1978 claire Adams, actress (Legally Dead, End of the Road), dies at 80
Sep 25 PSA Boeing 727 and a Cessna private plane collide by San Diego, 144 die on this day in history.
Sep 26 Railroad clerks go on strike, halting more than 2/3s of rail service in the year 1978.
Sep 28 Israeli Knesset endorses Camp David accord on this day in history.
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 in the year 1978.
Sep 30 Edgar Bergen, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy), dies at 75 in the year 1978.
Oct 01 Tuvalu (Ellice Islands) gains independence from Britain in the year 1978.
Oct 03 In the year 1978 gold hits record $223.50 an ounce in London
Oct 04 Funeral services held for Pope John Paul I on this day in history.
Oct 05 Isaac Bashevis Singer wins the Nobel Prize for literature in the year 1978.
Oct 08 In the year 1978 jim Gilliam, coach (LA Dodgers), dies at 49
Oct 09 Jacques Brel, Belgian chansonnier, buried on Atuama, dies at 49 in the year 1978.
Oct 10 British pop magazine "Smash Hits," 1st published on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history gesina Van de Molen, Dutch lawyer, dies at 86
Oct 10 Pres Carter signs a bill authorizing the Susan B Anthony dollar in the year 1978.