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Historical Events In 1978

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Jul 09   L Chernykh discovers asteroid #2530 Shipka in the year 1978.  

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   On this day in history military coup in Mauritania  

Jul 12   On this day in history sun Bank Building opens  

Jul 13   Alexander Ginzburg sentenced by Soviet court to 8 years on this day in history.  

Jul 13   On this day in history antonio Veretti, composer, dies at 78  

Jul 13   On this day in history bBC bans Sex Pistols "No One is Innocent"  

Jul 13   Lee Iacocca fired as Ford Motor Pres by chairman Henry Ford II in the year 1978.  

Jul 13   In the year 1978 walter Poenisch completes swim of 207 km from Cuba to Florida  

Jul 14   In the year 1978 anatoly Shcharansky convicted of anti-Soviet agitation  

Jul 17   Thayer David, actor (Rocky, Roots, Savages), dies at 51 in the year 1978.  

Jul 18   In the year 1978 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   In the year 1978 uS Postal Service & unions agree on a contract averting mail strike  

Jul 21   On this day in history world's strongest dog, 80-kg St Bernard, pulls 2909-kg load 27 m  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Aasan Ferit Alnar, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 28   On this day in history jan Willem van Otterloo, composer, dies at 70  

Jul 28   On this day in history perth Observatory discovers asteroid #3188 & #3422  

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   On this day in history penny Dean swims English Channel in record 7h40m  

Jul 29   Pioneer 11 transmits images of Saturn & its rings on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Wesley La Violette, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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   Carlos Chavez y Ramires, Mexican composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1978 edward Durrell Stone, US architect, dies at 76  

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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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96) was born in the year 1978.  

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   John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 in the year 1978.  

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

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