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Historical Events In 1978

Sunday, 09 May 2021

Jun 16   In the year 1978 ringo releases "Bad Boy" album; Wings releases "I've Had Enough"  

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

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   Karel G Bakker, actor (Coffee House), dies at 66 in the year 1978.  

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

Jun 22   In the year 1978 pluto's moon, Charon, discovered by James Christy  

Jun 24   North Yemen President assassinated in the year 1978.  

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

Jun 25   Hussein al-Ghasjmi, president of North-Yemen, murdered on this day in history.  

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

Jun 26   First dedicated oceanographic satellite, SEASAT 1, launched on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Rabbaji, president of South-Yemen, executed on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1978.  

Jun 29   On this day in history bob Crane, actor (Hogan's Heroes), murdered at 59  

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

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

Jul 03   On this day in history supreme Court rules 5-4, FCC had a right to reprimand NY radio station WBAI for broadcasting George Carlin's "Filthy Words"  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history israeli jet fighters swooped over mostly Moslem West Beirut  

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

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

Jul 08   In the year 1978 bjorn Borg of Sweden won 3rd consecutive title at Wimbledon  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Abdul Razak al-Naif, premier of Iraq, murdered on this day in history.  

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

Mar 21   Cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player was born in the year 1978.  

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

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1978.  

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   On this day in history john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  

Jan 08   In the year 1978 walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75  

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 in the year 1978.  

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   In the year 1978 hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  

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