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Historical Events In 1978

Tuesday, 14 July 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 20   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 22   In the year 1978 james Christy's discovery of Pluto's moon Charon announced  

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   In the year 1978 pluto's moon, Charon, discovered by James Christy  

Jun 24   On this day in history north Yemen President assassinated  

Jun 25   In the year 1978 argentina beats Holland 3-1 in soccer's 11th World Cup at Buenos Aires  

Jun 25   Hussein al-Ghasjmi, president of North-Yemen, murdered in the year 1978.  

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   Rabbaji, president of South-Yemen, executed on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Soyuz 30 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Polish) to Salyut 6 space station on this day in history.  

Jun 27   In the year 1978 uS Seasat 1, first oceanographic satellite, launched into polar orbit  

Jun 29   Bob Crane, actor (Hogan's Heroes), murdered at 59 on this day in history.  

Jun 29   On this day in history vP Walter F Mondale begins trip to Mid-East  

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

Jul 01   Northern Territory of Australia becomes self-governing in the year 1978.  

Jul 03   In the year 1978 james Daly actor (Medical Center), dies at 59  

Jul 03   In the year 1978 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   L Chernykh discovers asteroid #3332 on this day in history.  

Jul 04   In the year 1978 memphis firefighters halt 3-day strike under a court order  

Jul 05   In the year 1978 soyuz 30 spacecraft touches down in Soviet Kazakhstan  

Jul 06   In the year 1978 israeli jet fighters swooped over mostly Moslem West Beirut  

Jul 07   On this day in history martina Navratilova captures Wimbledon defeating Chris Evert  

Jul 07   Solomon Is gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Bjorn Borg of Sweden won 3rd consecutive title at Wimbledon on this day in history.  

Jul 08   On this day in history pioneer-Venus 2 Multi-probe launched to Venus  

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   Abdul Razak al-Naif, premier of Iraq, murdered on this day in history.  

Jul 09   American Nazi Party, holds a rally at Marquette Park, Chicago on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born in the year 1978.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  

Apr 19   Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history 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   Walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75 in the year 1978.  

Jan 09   In the year 1978 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   On this day in history michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  

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 on this day in history.  

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