Historical Events In 1978
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Mar 17 George Dickinson, cricketer (8 wickets in 3 Tests for NZ), dies in the year 1978.
Mar 17 In the year 1978 rCMP charge Toronto Sun editor Peter Worthington and publisher Donald Creighton with violating Official Secrets Act; published information from secret report on Soviet espionage activities in Canada
Mar 17 In the year 1978 reds don green uniforms for St Patricks Day
Mar 18 On this day in history 250,000 attend rock concert California Jam II in Ontario CA
Mar 18 Faith Baldwin, US author (They Who Love), dies at 84 in the year 1978.
Mar 18 Pakistani former premier Ali Bhutto sentenced to death on this day in history.
Mar 19 In the year 1978 50,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam against neutron bomb
Mar 19 Sally Little wins LPGA Kathryn Crosby/Honda Civic Golf Classic in the year 1978.
Mar 22 On this day in history france performs nuclear test
Mar 22 Karl Wallenda, falls to death walking high-wire in PR at 73 in the year 1978.
Mar 22 Three prisoners emerge from St. Jerome prison with their six hostages after a two-week standoff, ending Canada's longest hostage-taking on this day in history.
Mar 23 In the year 1978 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 24 Brackett Hamilton Leigh, [Douglass], author (Ginger Star), dies at 62 in the year 1978.
Mar 24 On this day in history wings release "With a Little Luck"
Mar 25 In the year 1978 jack Hulbert, actor (Bulldog Jack), dies at 85
Mar 27 On this day in history bob Fosse's "Dancin'" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 1,774 performances
Mar 27 Wilfred Pickles, actor (Billy Liar, Gay Dog), dies at 73 in the year 1978.
Mar 29 Jayasinghrao Mansinghrao Ghorpade, cricketer (8 Tests for India), dies on this day in history.
Mar 30 "History of the American Film" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 21 perfs in the year 1978.
Mar 30 George Paine, lefty cricket spinner (for England in WI 1935), dies on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history astrid Allwyn, actress (Love Affair, Girl for Calgary), dies at 68
Mar 31 On this day in history biochemist Charles Best dies at age 79; co-discoverer of insulin, used to treat diabetes.
Mar 31 In the year 1978 uSSR launches Kosmos 1000 navigational satellite
Mar 31 In the year 1978 wings release "London Town" album
Apr 03 50th Academy Awards - "Annie Hall", Rich Dreyfuss & Diane Keaton win in the year 1978.
Apr 03 European market & China signs trade agreement in the year 1978.
Apr 03 In the year 1978 larry King moves his radio show from Miami FL to Washington DC
Apr 04 Gino Contilli, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1978.
Apr 06 In the year 1978 nicolas Nabokov, composer (Holy Devil), dies at 74
Apr 07 On this day in history ernest Kanitz, composer, dies at 83
Apr 07 In the year 1978 pres Carter defers production of the neutron bomb
Apr 08 On this day in history ford C Frick, baseball commissioner, dies at 83
Apr 09 Clough Williams-Ellis, Welsh architect (b.1883) in the year 1978.
Apr 09 W Liller discovers asteroid #2449 in the year 1978.