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Historical Events In 1978

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Nov 13   NASA launches HEAO in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 15   183 die as Icelandic Airlines DC-8 crashes in Colombo, Sri Lanka on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 15   In the year 1978 margaret Mead, anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies in NY at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 16   On this day in history claude Dauphin, French actor (Les Miserables, Mado), dies at 75  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   On this day in history jim Jones, US pastor, leader of Jonestown Cult, commits suicide  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 18   Mass suicide in Peoples temple in Jonestown Guyana in the year 1978.  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   American Airlines DC-10 crashes on takeoff from Chicago, kills 275 in the year 1978.  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

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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   In the year 1978 george Moscone, (SF Mayor), shot by Dan White  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 28   Andre Morell, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles), dies at 69 in the year 1978.  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   UN observes "international day of solidarity with the Palestinian people," boycotted by US andabout 20 other countries on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 01   On this day in history president Carter more than doubles national park system size  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 02   Chanting "Allah is great," anti-Shah protesters poured through Tehran in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 02   In the year 1978 streisand and Diamond's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," goes #1  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 03   William Grant Still, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 04   In the year 1978 dianne Feinstein is named San Francisco first female mayor  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 in the year 1978.  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   Golda Meir served as Israel's PM (1969-74, dies in Jerusalem at 80 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Dec 10   In the year 1978 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   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 on this day in history.  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   In the year 1978 susan B Anthony dollar, first US coin to honor a woman, issued  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 15   On this day in history chill Wills, actor (Frontier Circus, Rounders), dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Dec 16   In the year 1978 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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Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of cristian Guzmán, Dominican baseball player  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 28   On this day in history birth of dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 02   In the year 1978 birth of john Gall, American baseball player  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1978

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Jan 04   Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1978 john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 on this day in history.  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   On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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