Historical Events Happened In 1978
Sunday, 19 April 2015
Jan 01 In the year 1978 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 On this day in history bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey
Jan 02 Rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania" on this day in history.
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 Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada announces plans to move head office from Montreal to Hog Town (Toronto) on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history the first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp)
Jan 06 US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary in the year 1978.
Jan 07 Angola revises its constitution in the year 1978.
Jan 08 In the year 1978 israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai
Jan 09 Commonwealth of Northern Marianas established on this day in history.
Jan 09 Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies on this day in history.
Jan 10 John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jan 10 Soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station in the year 1978.
Jan 10 In the year 1978 the USSR sends two cosmonauts into orbit to rendezvous with the Salyut Six space laboratory.
Jan 11 On this day in history michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57
Jan 11 Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 &Soyuz 26 the first time 3 spacecraft link on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious
Jan 13 On this day in history former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66.
Jan 13 On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn
Jan 14 Blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 Theodore Bundy kills Florida State University co-eds Lisa Levy & Margaret Bowman on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1978 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty
Jan 16 Soyuz 27 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Jan 18 Carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jan 18 Geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi on this day in history.
Jan 18 Roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries) in the year 1978.
Jan 18 Thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB in the year 1978.
Jan 19 On this day in history carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56