Historical Events For 1978
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Jan 01 On this day in history air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213
Jan 01 President Ford signs first major revision of copyright law since 1909 in the year 1978.
Jan 02 Bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey in the year 1978.
Jan 02 In the year 1978 rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania"
Jan 03 In the year 1978 chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win
Jan 04 Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 in the year 1978.
Jan 06 John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1978 sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada announces plans to move head office from Montreal to Hog Town (Toronto)
Jan 06 The first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp) in the year 1978.
Jan 06 US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary on this day in history.
Jan 07 Angola revises its constitution on this day in history.
Jan 08 Israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai in the year 1978.
Jan 09 Commonwealth of Northern Marianas established in the year 1978.
Jan 09 Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies in the year 1978.
Jan 10 On this day in history john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71
Jan 10 Soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1978 the USSR sends two cosmonauts into orbit to rendezvous with the Salyut Six space laboratory.
Jan 11 Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 in the year 1978.
Jan 11 Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 &Soyuz 26 the first time 3 spacecraft link on this day in history.
Jan 12 Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious on this day in history.
Jan 13 Former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66 on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1978 hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn
Jan 14 In the year 1978 blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81
Jan 14 Sex Pistols' final concert (Winterland, San Francisco) on this day in history.
Jan 14 The Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater in the year 1978.
Jan 15 On this day in history margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy
Jan 15 In the year 1978 theodore Bundy kills Florida State University co-eds Lisa Levy & Margaret Bowman
Jan 16 In the year 1978 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty
Jan 16 On this day in history soyuz 27 returns to Earth
Jan 18 In the year 1978 carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 67
Jan 18 Geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi in the year 1978.
Jan 18 In the year 1978 roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries)
Jan 18 On this day in history thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB
Jan 19 Carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56 on this day in history.