Historical Events For 1978
Thursday, 25 May 2017
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 on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1978 bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey
Jan 02 In the year 1978 rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania"
Jan 03 Chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1978 willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76
Jan 06 On this day in history john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80
Jan 06 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Jan 06 US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary on this day in history.
Jan 07 On this day in history angola revises its constitution
Jan 08 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71
Jan 10 On this day in history soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
Jan 10 The USSR sends two cosmonauts into orbit to rendezvous with the Salyut Six space laboratory in the year 1978.
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 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 On this day in history blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81
Jan 14 Sex Pistols' final concert (Winterland, San Francisco) in the year 1978.
Jan 14 The Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater on this day in history.
Jan 15 In the year 1978 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 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty on this day in history.
Jan 16 Soyuz 27 returns to Earth in the year 1978.
Jan 18 Carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1978 geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi
Jan 18 In the year 1978 roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries)
Jan 18 In the year 1978 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.