Historical Events In 1978
Monday, 21 June 2021
Oct 11 On this day in history aristides Royo elected president of Panama
Oct 11 In the year 1978 nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Six Vicious in NYC
Oct 12 Representatives of Israel and Egypt open talks in Washington on this day in history.
Oct 13 In the year 1978 james Earl Ray, assassin of Martin Luther King weds Anna Sandhu
Oct 13 Tiros N, US's First 3rd generation weather satellite, is launched in the year 1978.
Oct 14 On this day in history first TV movie from a TV series-"Rescue from Gilligan's Island"
Oct 16 On this day in history dan Dailey, dancer/actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor & JJ), dies at 63
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 in the year 1978.
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 In the year 1978 israeli Cabinet approves "in principle," a draft compromise peace
Oct 26 On this day in history george Grant, cricketer (WI Test captain through early 1930's), dies
Oct 27 On this day in history begin & Sadat win the Nobel Peace prize
Oct 27 In the year 1978 president Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill
Oct 30 On this day in history laura Nickel &Curt Noll find 25th Mersenne prime, 2 ^ 21701-1
Nov 02 In the year 1978 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 In the year 1978 iranian PM Jaafar Sharif-Emami resigns to Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
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 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 Joe Wong, actor (Ken Murray Show), dies at 75 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 10 Israel's top negotiators broke away from Middle East peace talks on this day in history.
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 On this day in history george Hearne, S Afr cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies