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