Historical Events In 1978
Sunday, 16 January 2022
Dec 16 On this day in history ronald Reagan denounces President Jimmy Carter's recognition of China PR
Dec 17 On this day in history referendum approves new constitution of Rwanda
Dec 18 John Kehoe, the last of the Molly Maguires, is executed in Pennsylvania. The Molly Maguires, an Irish secret society that had allegedly been responsible for some incidences of vigilante justice in the coalfields of eastern Pennsylvania in the year 1978.
Dec 20 H.R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House chief of staff released from jail in the year 1978.
Dec 21 Police in Des Plaines IL, arrested John W Gacy Jr for murder in the year 1978.
Dec 26 India's former PM, Indira Gandhi, released from jail in the year 1978.
Dec 27 In the year 1978 bob de Lange, Dutch actor/director (Daniel), dies at 62
Dec 27 King Juan Carlos ratifies Spain's 1st democratic constitution in the year 1978.
Dec 28 On this day in history harry Winston, US jeweler for the "rich & famous", dies at 82
Dec 29 Shah of Iran, asks Shapour Bahktiar to form a civilian government on this day in history.
Dec 30 Ohio State dismisses Woody Hayes as its football coach on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1978 taiwan's final day of diplomatic relations with the US