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Historical Events In 1978

Sunday, 28 February 2021

May 13   On this day in history albert Roberts, cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 7 wickets), dies  

May 13   Joie Chitwood drives a Chevette 5.6 miles on just 2 wheels on this day in history.  

May 17   John Selwyn Brooke Selwyn Lloyd, speaker of house of commons, dies on this day in history.  

May 18   Italy legalizes abortion in the year 1978.  

May 18   On this day in history russian dissident Yuri Orlov exiled to compulsory work  

May 19   On this day in history george Gladstone, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1930), dies  

May 20   On this day in history 3 PFLP members kill a cop near El Al airlines in Orly Airport, Paris France  

May 20   US launches Pioneer Venus 1; produces first global radar map of Venus on this day in history.  

May 21   118 Unification church couples wed in England on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1978 joseph EA "Jo" Spier, Dutch cartoonist/water color painter, dies at 77  

May 21   On this day in history yamada Mumon Roshi appointed head of Zen Rinzai Sect  

May 22   Bjarne Brustad, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1978 general strike in Peru  

May 24   In the year 1978 dutch Investment bill (WIR) law goes into effect  

May 25   In the year 1978 "Star Wars" released  

May 26   The first legal casino east of the Mississippi opens in Atlantic City, New Jersey in the year 1978.  

May 26   In the year 1978 the first legal gambling casino opens in Atlantic City  

May 28   In the year 1978 al Unser became 5th to win Indianapolis 500 (average speed of 161.363 mph), 3 times  

May 29   In the year 1978 a 1 oz letter costs 15-cents to mail today, as the US post office raises the old rate by two cents  

May 29   Bob Crane, actor (Donna Reed Show, Hogan-Hogan's Heroes), dies at 49 in the year 1978.  

May 29   In the year 1978 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Jun 05   John Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jun 06   A Mrkos discovers asteroids #2199 Klet & #3339 on this day in history.  

Jun 06   On this day in history california voters overwhelmingly approve Proposition 13, an initiative calling for major property tax cuts.  

Jun 06   Proposition 13 cuts California property taxes 57% on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history nadine Hernandez is born in California  

Jun 09   On this day in history gutenberg Bible (1 of 21) sells for $2.4 million, London  

Jun 09   In the year 1978 larry Holmes wins a decision over Ken Norton for the WBC crown  

Jun 12   On this day in history david Berkowitz sentenced in NY Supreme Court to 25 yrs to life  

Jun 12   In Japan a 7.5 quake struck near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. The shock was centered about 909 kilometers east of Sendai in the year 1978.  

Jun 14   In the year 1978 theodore Karyotakis, composer, dies at 74  

Jun 15   Anton Roosjen, politician/NCRV-chairman, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1978 jordan's King Hussein marries 26-year-old American Lisa Halaby, who becomes Queen Noor.  

Jun 15   Soyuz 29 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6; they stay 139 days 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 in the year 1978.  

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist  

Mar 21   On this day in history 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 in the year 1978.  

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

Apr 19   Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer was born in the year 1978.  

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 in the year 1978.  

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

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 in the year 1978.  

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

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

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