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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  

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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.  

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

Mar 21   Cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player was born in the year 1978.  

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

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)  

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   In the year 1978 willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76  

Jan 06   John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1978 john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71  

Jan 11   Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn in the year 1978.  

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