What Happened on October 26th, 1978

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Independent Counsel Act is signed into law.

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Menachem Begin & Anwar Sadat named joint winners of 1978 Nobel Peace Prize

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin

Famous Birthdays

  • CM Punk, American professional wrestler
  • Eva Kaili, Greek TV presenter and politician
  • Jimmy Aggrey, English footballer
  • Mark Barry, English musician (BBMak)

Famous Deaths

  • George Grant, cricketer (WI Test captain through early 1930's), dies