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Historical Events In 1978

Monday, 21 June 2021

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

Aug 07   Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   In the year 1978 thousands of mourners file past the body of Pope Paul VI  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 09   On this day in history james G Cozzens, US writer (Guard of Honor, Pulitzer), dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 11   In the year 1978 funeral of Pope Paul VI  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 12   Arron Marshall completes a record shower of 336 hours on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 15   Harrison Kerr, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 16   Alidius WL Tjarda van Stachouwer, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at 90 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 17   The first manned balloon crossing of Atlantic Ocean (Eagle II) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 18   Memphis, Tenn, settles with striking police officers andfirefighters on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Aug 19   422 die in an arson fire at a movie theater in Iran on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 19   On this day in history first transatlantic balloon crossing in history finishes in Paris  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 20   Ivan Jirko, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 21   Charles Eames, US chair manufacturer, dies at 71 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 24   Louis Prima, singer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 26   On this day in history cardinal Albino Luciani of Venice becomes Pope John Paul I  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 26   On this day in history charles Boyer, actor (Gaslight, Rogues), dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 26   Soyuz 31 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 East German) to Salyut 6 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 28   Bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 28   In the year 1978 donald Vesco rode 21'-long Kawasaki motorcycle at 318.598 mph  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 31   Symbionese Liberation Army founders William & Emily Harris plead guilty to 1974 kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 01   In the year 1978 olga de Haas, Dutch ballerina, dies at 33  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 02   In the year 1978 george Harrison marries Olivia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 02   In the year 1978 graham Salmon set the worlds record for 100 meters by a blind man  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 02   On this day in history john McClain performs 180 outside loops in an airplane over Houston  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 03   In the year 1978 crew of Soyuz 31 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 29  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 03   Pope John Paul I officially installed as 264th supreme pontiff on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of cristian Guzmán, Dominican baseball player  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 28   Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) was born in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 19   Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996) was born in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 08   Walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   On this day in history eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 10   John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   In the year 1978 death of nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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