What Happened On 10th August 1978 In History

August 10th (1978) was a Thursday. It's the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 143 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 10th August, 1978

  • » Three members of the Ulrich family are killed in an accident. This leads to the Ford Pinto Ford Pinto Recall called litigation.

Famous Birthdays on August 10 in 1978

  • » Danny Allsopp, Australian footballer
  • » Marcus Fizer, American basketball player
  • » Chris Read, English cricketer
  • » Claire Yiu, Hong Kong model and actress

August 10th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Calendar of saints called Feast Day:
  • » Saint Bessus known as Bessus
  • » Saint Blane named Blane (Catholic Church called Roman Catholic Church)
  • » Geraint of Dumnonia
  • » Lawrence of Rome
  • » Our Lady of Good Success Parañaque, Philippines or Our Lady of Good Success of Parañaque, Patroness of Parañaque, Philippines
  • » August 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Public holidays in Ecuador or Declaration of Independence of Quito, proclaimed independence from Spain on August 10, 1809. Independence finally occurred on May 24, 1822 at the Battle of Pichincha. (Ecuador)

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