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Historical Events In 1978

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Jul 09   In the year 1978 l Chernykh discovers asteroid #2530 Shipka  

Jul 09   In the year 1978 nearly 100,000 demonstrators march on Wash DC for ERA  

Jul 10   E F Helinand E Shoemaker discovers asteroid #3484 in the year 1978.  

Jul 10   In the year 1978 michel Gusikoff, composer, dies at 85  

Jul 10   In the year 1978 military coup in Mauritania  

Jul 12   Sun Bank Building opens on this day in history.  

Jul 13   In the year 1978 alexander Ginzburg sentenced by Soviet court to 8 years  

Jul 13   In the year 1978 antonio Veretti, composer, dies at 78  

Jul 13   BBC bans Sex Pistols "No One is Innocent" in the year 1978.  

Jul 13   In the year 1978 lee Iacocca fired as Ford Motor Pres by chairman Henry Ford II  

Jul 13   Walter Poenisch completes swim of 207 km from Cuba to Florida on this day in history.  

Jul 14   Anatoly Shcharansky convicted of anti-Soviet agitation on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1978 thayer David, actor (Rocky, Roots, Savages), dies at 51  

Jul 18   On this day in history egyptian & Israeli officials begin 2 days of talks  

Jul 21   On this day in history the final flight of the service acceptance trials for the AH-1T Cobra helicopter gunship was made at Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent Rive  

Jul 21   On this day in history uS Postal Service & unions agree on a contract averting mail strike  

Jul 21   World's strongest dog, 80-kg St Bernard, pulls 2909-kg load 27 m in the year 1978.  

Jul 23   In the year 1978 israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas  

Jul 24   "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" premeirs in NYC in the year 1978.  

Jul 27   In the year 1978 aasan Ferit Alnar, composer, dies at 72  

Jul 28   In the year 1978 600,000 attend Watkins Glen Summer Jam in NY  

Jul 28   Jan Willem van Otterloo, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1978.  

Jul 28   Perth Observatory discovers asteroid #3188 & #3422 on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Price of gold tops $200-an-oz level for first time on this day in history.  

Jul 29   600,000 attend "Summer Jam" rock festival, Watkins Glen, NY on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Penny Dean swims English Channel in record 7h40m in the year 1978.  

Jul 29   In the year 1978 pioneer 11 transmits images of Saturn & its rings  

Jul 29   On this day in history wesley La Violette, composer, dies at 84  

Jul 31   Carleton Percy Hobbs, actor (I Claudius, Dark Places), dies at 80 in the year 1978.  

Jul 31   In the year 1978 gunman shoots his way into the Iraqi Embassy in Paris  

Aug 02   On this day in history carlos Chavez y Ramires, Mexican composer, dies at 79  

Aug 03   Ezzedin Kalak, Palestinian PLO representative in Paris, murdered in the year 1978.  

Aug 05   On this day in history queenie Smith, actress/dancer (Funny Side), dies at 79  

Aug 06   Edward Durrell Stone, US architect, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies in the year 1978.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died on this day in history.  

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

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