Historical Events In 1978
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Oct 11 On this day in history aristides Royo elected president of Panama
Oct 11 Nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Six Vicious in NYC on this day in history.
Oct 12 In the year 1978 representatives of Israel and Egypt open talks in Washington
Oct 13 On this day in history james Earl Ray, assassin of Martin Luther King weds Anna Sandhu
Oct 13 On this day in history tiros N, US's First 3rd generation weather satellite, is launched
Oct 14 In the year 1978 first TV movie from a TV series-"Rescue from Gilligan's Island"
Oct 16 Dan Dailey, dancer/actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor & JJ), dies at 63 on this day in history.
Oct 16 Polish Cardinal Karol Wojtyla elected supreme pontiff-John Paul II on this day in history.
Oct 18 On this day in history frank Woolley, cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies
Oct 19 In the year 1978 gig Young, American actor, kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64
Oct 21 Anastas I Mikojan, Russian politician, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Oct 22 Laugh-in's Judy Carne arrested at Gatwick Airport for drug possession in the year 1978.
Oct 23 Maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history israeli Cabinet approves "in principle," a draft compromise peace
Oct 26 George Grant, cricketer (WI Test captain through early 1930's), dies in the year 1978.
Oct 27 On this day in history begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize
Oct 27 On this day in history president Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill
Oct 30 Laura Nickel &Curt Noll find 25th Mersenne prime, 2 ^ 21701-1 in the year 1978.
Nov 02 In the year 1978 crew of Soyuz 29 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 31
Nov 03 UK grants Dominica independence (National Day) in the year 1978.
Nov 04 Iranian troops fire on anti-Shah student protesters by Tehran U on this day in history.
Nov 05 Denis O'Dea, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower), dies at 73 in the year 1978.
Nov 05 In the year 1978 iranian PM Jaafar Sharif-Emami resigns to Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
Nov 06 In the year 1978 flora Campbell, actress (Faraway Hill, Date With Judy), dies at 67
Nov 06 Shah of Iran places Iran under military rule on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history gene Tunney, former heavyweight boxing champ (1926-28), dies at 80
Nov 08 In the year 1978 norman Rockwell artist, dies in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, at 84
Nov 08 In the year 1978 norman Rockwell, artist (Saturday Evening Post covers), dies at 84
Nov 09 On this day in history joe Wong, actor (Ken Murray Show), dies at 75
Nov 09 The U.S. Marine Corps' newest light attack aircraft, the AV-8B, flew for the first time at McDonnell Douglas Corporation in St. Louis. The AV-8B Harrier had more than double the payload and radius of its predecessor, the AV-8A in the year 1978.
Nov 10 In the year 1978 israel's top negotiators broke away from Middle East peace talks
Nov 10 Linda Scott, actress (Escape from Hell Island), dies at 28 in the year 1978.
Nov 12 Howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1978.
Nov 13 George Hearne, S Afr cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies in the year 1978.