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