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Historical Events In 1978

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Jun 17   On this day in history cully Richards, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie), dies at 68  

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 in the year 1978.  

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   Neo-Nazis call off plans to march in Jewish community of Skokie, Ill on this day in history.  

Jun 22   In the year 1978 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   North Yemen President assassinated in the year 1978.  

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

Jun 25   In the year 1978 hussein al-Ghasjmi, president of North-Yemen, murdered  

Jun 26   Brittany separatists bomb Palace of Versailles in France in the year 1978.  

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 in the year 1978.  

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 in the year 1978.  

Jun 29   In the year 1978 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   On this day in history 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   Memphis firefighters halt 3-day strike under a court order in the year 1978.  

Jul 05   On this day in history soyuz 30 spacecraft touches down in Soviet Kazakhstan  

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

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   Pioneer-Venus 2 Multi-probe launched to Venus on this day in history.  

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

Jul 09   Abdul Razak al-Naif, premier of Iraq, murdered in the year 1978.  

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   Charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007) was born in the year 1978.  

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist  

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player  

Mar 28   Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 02   In the year 1978 birth of john Gall, American baseball player  

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 in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1978

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1978 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 in the year 1978.  

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

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