Historical Events In 1978
Wednesday, 05 October 2022
Oct 11 In the year 1978 aristides Royo elected president of Panama
Oct 11 On this day in history 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 in the year 1978.
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 in the year 1978.
Oct 16 On this day in history polish Cardinal Karol Wojtyla elected supreme pontiff-John Paul II
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 In the year 1978 anastas I Mikojan, Russian politician, dies at 83
Oct 22 On this day in history laugh-in's Judy Carne arrested at Gatwick Airport for drug possession
Oct 23 In the year 1978 maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69
Oct 25 Israeli Cabinet approves "in principle," a draft compromise peace in the year 1978.
Oct 26 George Grant, cricketer (WI Test captain through early 1930's), dies in the year 1978.
Oct 27 Begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize on this day in history.
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 On this day in history crew of Soyuz 29 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 31
Nov 03 On this day in history uK grants Dominica independence (National Day)
Nov 04 On this day in history iranian troops fire on anti-Shah student protesters by Tehran U
Nov 05 In the year 1978 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 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 Gene Tunney, former heavyweight boxing champ (1926-28), dies at 80 in the year 1978.
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 in the year 1978.
Nov 09 Joe Wong, actor (Ken Murray Show), dies at 75 in the year 1978.
Nov 09 In the year 1978 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 In the year 1978 howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71
Nov 13 In the year 1978 george Hearne, S Afr cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies