Historical Events In 1978
Monday, 21 September 2020
Oct 11 On this day in history aristides Royo elected president of Panama
Oct 11 Nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Six Vicious in NYC in the year 1978.
Oct 12 Representatives of Israel and Egypt open talks in Washington in the year 1978.
Oct 13 In the year 1978 james Earl Ray, assassin of Martin Luther King weds Anna Sandhu
Oct 13 Tiros N, US's First 3rd generation weather satellite, is launched in the year 1978.
Oct 14 First TV movie from a TV series-"Rescue from Gilligan's Island" in the year 1978.
Oct 16 On this day in history dan Dailey, dancer/actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor & JJ), dies at 63
Oct 16 On this day in history polish Cardinal Karol Wojtyla elected supreme pontiff-John Paul II
Oct 18 Frank Woolley, cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies on this day in history.
Oct 19 On this day in history gig Young, American actor, kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64
Oct 21 On this day in history anastas I Mikojan, Russian politician, dies at 83
Oct 22 On this day in history laugh-in's Judy Carne arrested at Gatwick Airport for drug possession
Oct 23 In the year 1978 maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69
Oct 25 Israeli Cabinet approves "in principle," a draft compromise peace in the year 1978.
Oct 26 George Grant, cricketer (WI Test captain through early 1930's), dies on this day in history.
Oct 27 In the year 1978 begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize
Oct 27 President Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill in the year 1978.
Oct 30 Laura Nickel &Curt Noll find 25th Mersenne prime, 2 ^ 21701-1 in the year 1978.
Nov 02 In the year 1978 crew of Soyuz 29 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 31
Nov 03 UK grants Dominica independence (National Day) in the year 1978.
Nov 04 On this day in history iranian troops fire on anti-Shah student protesters by Tehran U
Nov 05 On this day in history denis O'Dea, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower), dies at 73
Nov 05 Iranian PM Jaafar Sharif-Emami resigns to Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi in the year 1978.
Nov 06 Flora Campbell, actress (Faraway Hill, Date With Judy), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Nov 06 Shah of Iran places Iran under military rule in the year 1978.
Nov 07 In the year 1978 gene Tunney, former heavyweight boxing champ (1926-28), dies at 80
Nov 08 In the year 1978 norman Rockwell artist, dies in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, at 84
Nov 08 On this day in history norman Rockwell, artist (Saturday Evening Post covers), dies at 84
Nov 09 In the year 1978 joe Wong, actor (Ken Murray Show), dies at 75
Nov 09 In the year 1978 the U.S. Marine Corps' newest light attack aircraft, the AV-8B, flew for the first time at McDonnell Douglas Corporation in St. Louis. The AV-8B Harrier had more than double the payload and radius of its predecessor, the AV-8A.
Nov 10 Israel's top negotiators broke away from Middle East peace talks in the year 1978.
Nov 10 Linda Scott, actress (Escape from Hell Island), dies at 28 on this day in history.
Nov 12 Howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1978.
Nov 13 On this day in history george Hearne, S Afr cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies