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Historical Events In 1978

Monday, 21 September 2020

Jun 16   Ringo releases "Bad Boy" album; Wings releases "I've Had Enough" on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Cully Richards, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie), dies at 68 in the year 1978.  

Jun 20   On this day in history in Greece a 6.6 quake was centered about 30 kilometers northeast of Thessaloniki. At least 50 people were killed, many injured and there was extensive damage in the Thessaloniki area  

Jun 20   On this day in history karel G Bakker, actor (Coffee House), dies at 66  

Jun 22   James Christy's discovery of Pluto's moon Charon announced on this day in history.  

Jun 22   In the year 1978 neo-Nazis call off plans to march in Jewish community of Skokie, Ill  

Jun 22   On this day in history pluto's moon Charon discovered by James Christy  

Jun 22   Pluto's moon, Charon, discovered by James Christy on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history north Yemen President assassinated  

Jun 25   Argentina beats Holland 3-1 in soccer's 11th World Cup at Buenos Aires on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history hussein al-Ghasjmi, president of North-Yemen, murdered  

Jun 26   On this day in history brittany separatists bomb Palace of Versailles in France  

Jun 26   On this day in history first dedicated oceanographic satellite, SEASAT 1, launched  

Jun 26   In the year 1978 rabbaji, president of South-Yemen, executed  

Jun 27   On this day in history soyuz 30 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Polish) to Salyut 6 space station  

Jun 27   US Seasat 1, first oceanographic satellite, launched into polar orbit on this day in history.  

Jun 29   Bob Crane, actor (Hogan's Heroes), murdered at 59 in the year 1978.  

Jun 29   VP Walter F Mondale begins trip to Mid-East on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1978 former Pres Nixon makes first public speech since resigning in 1974  

Jul 01   In the year 1978 northern Territory of Australia becomes self-governing  

Jul 03   James Daly actor (Medical Center), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   On this day in history james Daly, actor (Medical Center), dies at 59  

Jul 03   Supreme Court rules 5-4, FCC had a right to reprimand NY radio station WBAI for broadcasting George Carlin's "Filthy Words" in the year 1978.  

Jul 04   In the year 1978 l Chernykh discovers asteroid #3332  

Jul 04   On this day in history memphis firefighters halt 3-day strike under a court order  

Jul 05   Soyuz 30 spacecraft touches down in Soviet Kazakhstan in the year 1978.  

Jul 06   Israeli jet fighters swooped over mostly Moslem West Beirut in the year 1978.  

Jul 07   Martina Navratilova captures Wimbledon defeating Chris Evert in the year 1978.  

Jul 07   Solomon Is gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1978.  

Jul 08   Bjorn Borg of Sweden won 3rd consecutive title at Wimbledon in the year 1978.  

Jul 08   Pioneer-Venus 2 Multi-probe launched to Venus in the year 1978.  

Jul 08   The Naval Air Test and Evaluation Museum at NAS Patuxent River opened its doors to the public for the first time in the year 1978.  

Jul 09   On this day in history abdul Razak al-Naif, premier of Iraq, murdered  

Jul 09   In the year 1978 american Nazi Party, holds a rally at Marquette Park, Chicago  

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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   Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) was born in the year 1978.  

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   In the year 1978 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75  

Jan 09   In the year 1978 eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  

Jan 10   In the year 1978 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   On this day in history death of nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious  

Jan 13   Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn in the year 1978.  

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