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Historical Events In 1978

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Aug 06   On this day in history pope Paul VI dies of heart attack at summer residence at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 07   In the year 1978 franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 07   Thousands of mourners file past the body of Pope Paul VI in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 09   James G Cozzens, US writer (Guard of Honor, Pulitzer), dies at 74 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 11   Funeral of Pope Paul VI on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 12   In the year 1978 arron Marshall completes a record shower of 336 hours  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 15   Harrison Kerr, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 16   Alidius WL Tjarda van Stachouwer, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at 90 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 17   On this day in history the first manned balloon crossing of Atlantic Ocean (Eagle II)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 18   On this day in history memphis, Tenn, settles with striking police officers andfirefighters  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Aug 19   In the year 1978 422 die in an arson fire at a movie theater in Iran  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   First transatlantic balloon crossing in history finishes in Paris in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 20   On this day in history gunmen open fire on an Israeli El Al Airline bus in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 20   In the year 1978 ivan Jirko, composer, dies at 51  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 21   On this day in history charles Eames, US chair manufacturer, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 22   Ignazio Silone, Italian author (Fontamara, Pane e vino), dies at 78 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 22   Tear gas used to quell riot by 150 prisoners in Sydney's Long Bay Jail who set fire to their cells on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 24   In the year 1978 louis Prima, singer, dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 26   Cardinal Albino Luciani of Venice becomes Pope John Paul I on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 26   Charles Boyer, actor (Gaslight, Rogues), dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 26   On this day in history john Paul I (formerly Cardinal Albino Luciani of Venice) is elected Pope of the Roman Catholic church, following the death of Paul VI.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 26   In the year 1978 soyuz 31 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 East German) to Salyut 6  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 27   Robert Shaw, actor (Dan-Buccaneers), dies of heart attack at 51 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 28   In the year 1978 bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 28   On this day in history donald Vesco rode 21'-long Kawasaki motorcycle at 318.598 mph  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 31   On this day in history symbionese Liberation Army founders William & Emily Harris plead guilty to 1974 kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 01   Jacqueline Smith of Great Britain scores 10 straight dead center strikes on a 4" disk in World Parachute Championships in Yugoslavia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 01   Olga de Haas, Dutch ballerina, dies at 33 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 02   On this day in history george Harrison marries Olivia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 02   Graham Salmon set the worlds record for 100 meters by a blind man in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 02   John McClain performs 180 outside loops in an airplane over Houston in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 03   Crew of Soyuz 31 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 29 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 03   Pope John Paul I officially installed as 264th supreme pontiff in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 05   Sadat, Begin &Carter began peace conference at Camp David, Md on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Mar 21   On this day in history birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 21   Cristian Guzmán, Dominican baseball player was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 28   Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 02   In the year 1978 birth of john Gall, American baseball player  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Apr 19   Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer was born in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Famous Deaths In 1978

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

Jan 06   John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   On this day in history walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 10   On this day in history john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   On this day in history michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 13   Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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