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Historical Events In 1978

Wednesday, 05 October 2022

Nov 13   NASA launches HEAO on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 15   In the year 1978 183 die as Icelandic Airlines DC-8 crashes in Colombo, Sri Lanka  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 15   On this day in history margaret Mead, anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies in NY at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 16   Claude Dauphin, French actor (Les Miserables, Mado), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 17   On this day in history claude Dauphin, actor (Paris Precinct), dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 18   Jim Jones, US pastor, leader of Jonestown Cult, commits suicide on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 18   On this day in history mass suicide in Peoples temple in Jonestown Guyana  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 20   A satellite system for transmitting newspaper content was dedicated on this day in 1978. The system transmitted The Wall Street Journal from where it was typeset in Massachusetts to Orlando, Florida, at a rate of 3.5 minutes per page on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 25   On this day in history american Airlines DC-10 crashes on takeoff from Chicago, kills 275  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 25   On this day in history thomas Hearns KOs Jerome Hill in 2 rounds in his 1st pro fight  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 26   10 die as fire erupts at Holiday Inn in Rochester, NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 27   George Moscone, (SF Mayor), shot by Dan White on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 28   On this day in history andre Morell, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles), dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 29   In the year 1978 alan Richardson, composer, dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 29   In the year 1978 uN observes "international day of solidarity with the Palestinian people," boycotted by US andabout 20 other countries  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 01   President Carter more than doubles national park system size in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 02   Chanting "Allah is great," anti-Shah protesters poured through Tehran on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 02   Streisand and Diamond's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," goes #1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 03   In the year 1978 william Grant Still, composer, dies at 83  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 04   Dianne Feinstein is named San Francisco first female mayor on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 04   Pioneer Venus 1 goes into orbit around Venus on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 04   Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Neth/US phycists, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 05   On this day in history pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 08   In the year 1978 golda Meir served as Israel's PM (1969-74, dies in Jerusalem at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 08   Golda Meir, Israel's PM (1969-74), dies in Jerusalem at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 09   In the year 1978 pioneer Venus 2 drops 5 probes into atmosphere of Venus  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 10   On this day in history edward D Wood Jr, director (Plan 9), dies of heart failure at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 10   In Oslo, Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat accept 1978 Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 11   In the year 1978 6 masked men bound 10 employees at Lufthansa cargo area at New York Kennedy Airport and made off with $5.8 M in cash and jewelry  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 12   Clifton Chenier, US accordionist (Bayou Blues), dies at 53 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 13   On this day in history susan B Anthony dollar, first US coin to honor a woman, issued  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 15   Chill Wills, actor (Frontier Circus, Rounders), dies at 75 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 16   On this day in history blanche Calloway, US singer/dancer/radio hostess, dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 16   In the year 1978 cleveland, Ohio, become the first city in the post-Depression era to default on its loans.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

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Mar 21   Charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007) was born in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 21   Cristian Guzmán, Dominican baseball player was born in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 28   Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96) was born in the year 1978.  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

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   On this day in history john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 09   In the year 1978 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 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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