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Historical Events In 1978

Sunday, 09 May 2021

Oct 11   On this day in history aristides Royo elected president of Panama  

Oct 11   On this day in history nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Six Vicious in NYC  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 1978 first TV movie from a TV series-"Rescue from Gilligan's Island"  

Oct 16   Dan Dailey, dancer/actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor & JJ), dies at 63 in the year 1978.  

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

Oct 21   In the year 1978 anastas I Mikojan, Russian politician, dies at 83  

Oct 22   In the year 1978 laugh-in's Judy Carne arrested at Gatwick Airport for drug possession  

Oct 23   Maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Israeli Cabinet approves "in principle," a draft compromise peace on this day in history.  

Oct 26   In the year 1978 george Grant, cricketer (WI Test captain through early 1930's), dies  

Oct 27   In the year 1978 begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize  

Oct 27   In the year 1978 president Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill  

Oct 30   On this day in history laura Nickel &Curt Noll find 25th Mersenne prime, 2 ^ 21701-1  

Nov 02   Crew of Soyuz 29 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 31 in the year 1978.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 07   Gene Tunney, former heavyweight boxing champ (1926-28), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Nov 08   In the year 1978 norman Rockwell artist, dies in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, at 84  

Nov 08   Norman Rockwell, artist (Saturday Evening Post covers), dies at 84 in the year 1978.  

Nov 09   Joe Wong, actor (Ken Murray Show), dies at 75 in the year 1978.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  

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   On this day in history birth of dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of john Gall, American baseball player  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history death of nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious  

Jan 13   On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  

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