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Historical Events In 1978

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Oct 11   Aristides Royo elected president of Panama on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1978 nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Six Vicious in NYC  

Oct 12   In the year 1978 representatives of Israel and Egypt open talks in Washington  

Oct 13   James Earl Ray, assassin of Martin Luther King weds Anna Sandhu on this day in history.  

Oct 13   In the year 1978 tiros N, US's First 3rd generation weather satellite, is launched  

Oct 14   First TV movie from a TV series-"Rescue from Gilligan's Island" on this day in history.  

Oct 16   On this day in history dan Dailey, dancer/actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor & JJ), dies at 63  

Oct 16   Polish Cardinal Karol Wojtyla elected supreme pontiff-John Paul II on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Frank Woolley, cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies in the year 1978.  

Oct 19   Gig Young, American actor, kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64 in the year 1978.  

Oct 21   Anastas I Mikojan, Russian politician, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Oct 22   On this day in history laugh-in's Judy Carne arrested at Gatwick Airport for drug possession  

Oct 23   Maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69 in the year 1978.  

Oct 25   In the year 1978 israeli Cabinet approves "in principle," a draft compromise peace  

Oct 26   George Grant, cricketer (WI Test captain through early 1930's), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 27   Begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize on this day in history.  

Oct 27   President Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill in the year 1978.  

Oct 30   In the year 1978 laura Nickel &Curt Noll find 25th Mersenne prime, 2 ^ 21701-1  

Nov 02   On this day in history crew of Soyuz 29 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 31  

Nov 03   UK grants Dominica independence (National Day) in the year 1978.  

Nov 04   In the year 1978 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 in the year 1978.  

Nov 06   In the year 1978 shah of Iran places Iran under military rule  

Nov 07   In the year 1978 gene Tunney, former heavyweight boxing champ (1926-28), dies at 80  

Nov 08   Norman Rockwell artist, dies in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, at 84 in the year 1978.  

Nov 08   Norman Rockwell, artist (Saturday Evening Post covers), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Joe Wong, actor (Ken Murray Show), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Nov 09   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 in the year 1978.  

Nov 10   In the year 1978 israel's top negotiators broke away from Middle East peace talks  

Nov 10   In the year 1978 linda Scott, actress (Escape from Hell Island), dies at 28  

Nov 12   On this day in history howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71  

Nov 13   In the year 1978 george Hearne, S Afr cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies  

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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 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born in the year 1978.  

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player  

Mar 28   In the year 1978 birth of dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)  

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

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

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

Apr 19   Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1978

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76  

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   Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies in the year 1978.  

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   On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  

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