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Historical Events In 1978

Saturday, 15 August 2020

May 13   On this day in history albert Roberts, cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 7 wickets), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 13   In the year 1978 joie Chitwood drives a Chevette 5.6 miles on just 2 wheels  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 17   On this day in history john Selwyn Brooke Selwyn Lloyd, speaker of house of commons, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   Italy legalizes abortion in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 18   Russian dissident Yuri Orlov exiled to compulsory work on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   On this day in history george Gladstone, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1930), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   3 PFLP members kill a cop near El Al airlines in Orly Airport, Paris France in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 20   On this day in history uS launches Pioneer Venus 1; produces first global radar map of Venus  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   On this day in history 118 Unification church couples wed in England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   Joseph EA "Jo" Spier, Dutch cartoonist/water color painter, dies at 77 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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May 21   On this day in history yamada Mumon Roshi appointed head of Zen Rinzai Sect  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   Bjarne Brustad, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 23   General strike in Peru in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   Dutch Investment bill (WIR) law goes into effect on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 25   On this day in history "Star Wars" released  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 26   The first legal casino east of the Mississippi opens in Atlantic City, New Jersey in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 26   In the year 1978 the first legal gambling casino opens in Atlantic City  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 28   Al Unser became 5th to win Indianapolis 500 (average speed of 161.363 mph), 3 times on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   A 1 oz letter costs 15-cents to mail today, as the US post office raises the old rate by two cents on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   In the year 1978 bob Crane, actor (Donna Reed Show, Hogan-Hogan's Heroes), dies at 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 05   On this day in history john Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 06   In the year 1978 a Mrkos discovers asteroids #2199 Klet & #3339  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 06   California voters overwhelmingly approve Proposition 13, an initiative calling for major property tax cuts on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 06   On this day in history proposition 13 cuts California property taxes 57%  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 07   On this day in history nadine Hernandez is born in California  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 09   On this day in history gutenberg Bible (1 of 21) sells for $2.4 million, London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 09   In the year 1978 larry Holmes wins a decision over Ken Norton for the WBC crown  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 12   In the year 1978 david Berkowitz sentenced in NY Supreme Court to 25 yrs to life  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 12   In Japan a 7.5 quake struck near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. The shock was centered about 909 kilometers east of Sendai in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 14   Theodore Karyotakis, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   On this day in history anton Roosjen, politician/NCRV-chairman, dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   Jordan's King Hussein marries 26-year-old American Lisa Halaby, who becomes Queen Noor in the year 1978.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   In the year 1978 soyuz 29 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6; they stay 139 days  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Mar 21   In the year 1978 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of john Gall, American baseball player  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 19   Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   On this day in history eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 10   In the year 1978 john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died on this day in history.  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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