Historical Events In 1978
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Oct 11 In the year 1978 aristides Royo elected president of Panama
Oct 11 In the year 1978 nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Six Vicious in NYC
Oct 12 In the year 1978 representatives of Israel and Egypt open talks in Washington
Oct 13 James Earl Ray, assassin of Martin Luther King weds Anna Sandhu on this day in history.
Oct 13 In the year 1978 tiros N, US's First 3rd generation weather satellite, is launched
Oct 14 First TV movie from a TV series-"Rescue from Gilligan's Island" in the year 1978.
Oct 16 Dan Dailey, dancer/actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor & JJ), dies at 63 in the year 1978.
Oct 16 Polish Cardinal Karol Wojtyla elected supreme pontiff-John Paul II in the year 1978.
Oct 18 Frank Woolley, cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies on this day in history.
Oct 19 Gig Young, American actor, kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64 in the year 1978.
Oct 21 Anastas I Mikojan, Russian politician, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1978 laugh-in's Judy Carne arrested at Gatwick Airport for drug possession
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 In the year 1978 george Grant, cricketer (WI Test captain through early 1930's), dies
Oct 27 In the year 1978 begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize
Oct 27 President Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill on this day in history.
Oct 30 In the year 1978 laura Nickel &Curt Noll find 25th Mersenne prime, 2 ^ 21701-1
Nov 02 On this day in history 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 On this day in history denis O'Dea, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower), dies at 73
Nov 05 Iranian PM Jaafar Sharif-Emami resigns to Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi in the year 1978.
Nov 06 On this day in history flora Campbell, actress (Faraway Hill, Date With Judy), dies at 67
Nov 06 On this day in history shah of Iran places Iran under military rule
Nov 07 In the year 1978 gene Tunney, former heavyweight boxing champ (1926-28), dies at 80
Nov 08 Norman Rockwell artist, dies in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, at 84 in the year 1978.
Nov 08 Norman Rockwell, artist (Saturday Evening Post covers), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Nov 09 Joe Wong, actor (Ken Murray Show), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Nov 09 On this day in history 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.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 12 On this day in history howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71
Nov 13 George Hearne, S Afr cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies in the year 1978.