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Historical Events In 1978

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Nov 13   NASA launches HEAO in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 15   Margaret Mead, anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies in NY at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 16   On this day in history claude Dauphin, French actor (Les Miserables, Mado), dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 17   Claude Dauphin, actor (Paris Precinct), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 18   In the year 1978 jim Jones, US pastor, leader of Jonestown Cult, commits suicide  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 20   On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 25   In the year 1978 thomas Hearns KOs Jerome Hill in 2 rounds in his 1st pro fight  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Nov 26   10 die as fire erupts at Holiday Inn in Rochester, NY in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 27   George Moscone, (SF Mayor), shot by Dan White in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 28   Andre Morell, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles), dies at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 29   Alan Richardson, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

Dec 01   President Carter more than doubles national park system size on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 02   In the year 1978 chanting "Allah is great," anti-Shah protesters poured through Tehran  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 02   On this day in history streisand and Diamond's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," goes #1  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Dec 04   In the year 1978 dianne Feinstein is named San Francisco first female mayor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 04   On this day in history pioneer Venus 1 goes into orbit around Venus  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 04   In the year 1978 samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Neth/US phycists, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 05   Pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 08   Golda Meir served as Israel's PM (1969-74, dies in Jerusalem at 80 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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 Whatsapp

Dec 12   On this day in history clifton Chenier, US accordionist (Bayou Blues), dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 13   In the year 1978 susan B Anthony dollar, first US coin to honor a woman, issued  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Dec 16   Blanche Calloway, US singer/dancer/radio hostess, dies at 76 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Dec 16   Cleveland, Ohio, become the first city in the post-Depression era to default on its loans on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Mar 21   On this day in history birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Apr 19   Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996) was born in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Apr 19   Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

Jan 06   In the year 1978 john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   Walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   In the year 1978 eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 10   John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   In the year 1978 michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   In the year 1978 death of nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 13   Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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