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1978 Historical Event(s)
- February 7, 1978 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Horse in Chinese astrology.
- February 8, 1978 – Proceedings of the United States Senate are broadcast on radio for the first time.
- February 13, 1978 – Hilton bombing: a bomb explodes in a refuse truck outside the Hilton Hotel in Sydney, Australia, killing two refuse collectors and a policeman.
- February 18, 1978 – The first Ironman Triathlon competition takes place on the island of Oahu, won by Gordon Haller.
- March 5, 1978 – The Landsat 3 is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
- March 11, 1978 – Coastal Road massacre: At least 37 are killed and more than 70 are wounded when Al Fatah hijack an Israeli bus, prompting Israel’s Operation Litani.
- May 12, 1978 – In Zaire, rebels occupy the city of Kolwezi, the mining center of the province of Shaba (now known as Katanga). The local government asks the U.S.A., France and Belgium to restore order.
- June 26, 1978 – Air Canada Flight 189 to Toronto overruns the runway and crashes into the Etobicoke Creek ravine. Two of 107 passengers on board perish.
- August 22, 1978 – The Frente Sandinista de Liberacion or FSLN occupies national palace in Nicaragua.
- September 17, 1978 – The Camp David Accords are signed by Israel and Egypt.
Who Were Born On 1978?
- January 3, 1978 – Liya Kebede, Ethiopian model
- January 21, 1978 – Tamir “Nokio” Ruffin, American singer
- April 26, 1978 – Stana Katic, Canadian actress
- June 8, 1978 – Eun Ji Won, South Korean rapper (Sechs Kies)
- July 12, 1978 – Topher Grace, American actor
- August 4, 1978 – Kurt Busch, American race car driver
- August 7, 1978 – Jamey Jasta, American singer (Hatebreed)
- September 12, 1978 – Ruben Studdard, American singer
- September 21, 1978 – Mario Miranda, Brazilian mixed martial artist
- November 29, 1978 – Ludwika Paleta, Polish/Mexican actress