Historical Events Happened In 1978
Tuesday, 26 July 2016
Jan 01 Air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213 in the year 1978.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history 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 On this day in history willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76
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 In the year 1978 the first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp)
Jan 06 In the year 1978 uS hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary
Jan 07 Angola revises its constitution in the year 1978.
Jan 08 On this day in history israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai
Jan 09 On this day in history commonwealth of Northern Marianas established
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 in the year 1978.
Jan 10 Soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station in the year 1978.
Jan 10 On this day in history the USSR sends two cosmonauts into orbit to rendezvous with the Salyut Six space laboratory.
Jan 11 In the year 1978 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 in the year 1978.
Jan 13 Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn in the year 1978.
Jan 14 Blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81 in the year 1978.
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 In the year 1978 soyuz 27 returns to Earth
Jan 18 In the year 1978 carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 67
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 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 in the year 1978.