Historical Events In 1978
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
Mar 17 On this day in history george Dickinson, cricketer (8 wickets in 3 Tests for NZ), dies
Mar 17 RCMP charge Toronto Sun editor Peter Worthington and publisher Donald Creighton with violating Official Secrets Act; published information from secret report on Soviet espionage activities in Canada on this day in history.
Mar 17 Reds don green uniforms for St Patricks Day in the year 1978.
Mar 18 On this day in history 250,000 attend rock concert California Jam II in Ontario CA
Mar 18 On this day in history faith Baldwin, US author (They Who Love), dies at 84
Mar 18 Pakistani former premier Ali Bhutto sentenced to death on this day in history.
Mar 19 50,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam against neutron bomb on this day in history.
Mar 19 In the year 1978 sally Little wins LPGA Kathryn Crosby/Honda Civic Golf Classic
Mar 22 In the year 1978 france performs nuclear test
Mar 22 In the year 1978 karl Wallenda, falls to death walking high-wire in PR at 73
Mar 22 In the year 1978 three prisoners emerge from St. Jerome prison with their six hostages after a two-week standoff, ending Canada's longest hostage-taking
Mar 23 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 24 Brackett Hamilton Leigh, [Douglass], author (Ginger Star), dies at 62 on this day in history.
Mar 24 Wings release "With a Little Luck" in the year 1978.
Mar 25 Jack Hulbert, actor (Bulldog Jack), dies at 85 in the year 1978.
Mar 27 Bob Fosse's "Dancin'" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 1,774 performances on this day in history.
Mar 27 Wilfred Pickles, actor (Billy Liar, Gay Dog), dies at 73 in the year 1978.
Mar 29 Jayasinghrao Mansinghrao Ghorpade, cricketer (8 Tests for India), dies in the year 1978.
Mar 30 "History of the American Film" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 21 perfs in the year 1978.
Mar 30 George Paine, lefty cricket spinner (for England in WI 1935), dies on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1978 astrid Allwyn, actress (Love Affair, Girl for Calgary), dies at 68
Mar 31 Biochemist Charles Best dies at age 79; co-discoverer of insulin, used to treat diabetes on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history uSSR launches Kosmos 1000 navigational satellite
Mar 31 Wings release "London Town" album in the year 1978.
Apr 03 On this day in history 50th Academy Awards - "Annie Hall", Rich Dreyfuss & Diane Keaton win
Apr 03 On this day in history european market & China signs trade agreement
Apr 03 In the year 1978 larry King moves his radio show from Miami FL to Washington DC
Apr 04 On this day in history gino Contilli, composer, dies at 70
Apr 06 On this day in history nicolas Nabokov, composer (Holy Devil), dies at 74
Apr 07 Ernest Kanitz, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1978.
Apr 07 On this day in history pres Carter defers production of the neutron bomb
Apr 08 On this day in history ford C Frick, baseball commissioner, dies at 83
Apr 09 In the year 1978 clough Williams-Ellis, Welsh architect (b.1883)
Apr 09 W Liller discovers asteroid #2449 in the year 1978.