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Historical Events In 1978

Thursday, 06 May 2021

Dec 16   Ronald Reagan denounces President Jimmy Carter's recognition of China PR on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Referendum approves new constitution of Rwanda in the year 1978.  

Dec 18   In the year 1978 john Kehoe, the last of the Molly Maguires, is executed in Pennsylvania. The Molly Maguires, an Irish secret society that had allegedly been responsible for some incidences of vigilante justice in the coalfields of eastern Pennsylvania  

Dec 20   H.R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House chief of staff released from jail on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Police in Des Plaines IL, arrested John W Gacy Jr for murder on this day in history.  

Dec 26   India's former PM, Indira Gandhi, released from jail in the year 1978.  

Dec 27   Bob de Lange, Dutch actor/director (Daniel), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Dec 27   King Juan Carlos ratifies Spain's 1st democratic constitution in the year 1978.  

Dec 28   On this day in history harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich & famous", dies at 82  

Dec 29   Shah of Iran, asks Shapour Bahktiar to form a civilian government in the year 1978.  

Dec 30   Ohio State dismisses Woody Hayes as its football coach on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Taiwan's final day of diplomatic relations with the US in the year 1978.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history birth of dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)  

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

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

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)  

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  

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   In the year 1978 john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  

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

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1978.  

Jan 13   Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on this day in history.  

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