What Happened on November 5, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Iranian PM Jaafar Sharif-Emami resigns to Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

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Khomeini followers attack British embassy/El Al office in Iran

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini

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Oakland Raider's John Madden becomes 13th coach to win 100 NFL games

Football Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
Football Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden

Famous Birthdays

  • Bubba [Gary Lester] Watson Jr., American golfer (Masters Tournament 2012, 2014), born in Bagdad, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Denis O'Dea, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower), dies at 73