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Historical Events Happened In 1978

Monday, 22 December 2014

Jan 01   In the year 1978 air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213  

Jan 01   On this day in history president Ford signs first major revision of copyright law since 1909  

Jan 02   In the year 1978 bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey  

Jan 02   Rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania" in the year 1978.  

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   John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 in the year 1978.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1978 uS hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary  

Jan 07   In the year 1978 angola revises its constitution  

Jan 08   In the year 1978 israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai  

Jan 09   On this day in history commonwealth of Northern Marianas established  

Jan 09   On this day in history eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  

Jan 10   John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 in the year 1978.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  

Jan 11   In the year 1978 soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 &Soyuz 26 the first time 3 spacecraft link  

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   On this day in history the Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater.  

Jan 15   Margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy in the year 1978.  

Jan 15   Theodore Bundy kills Florida State University co-eds Lisa Levy & Margaret Bowman in the year 1978.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1978.  

Jan 18   Roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries) on this day in history.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist  

Mar 21   Cristian Guzmán, Dominican baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Mar 28   Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of john Gall, American baseball player  

Apr 19   Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)  

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1978

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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 08   Walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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 11   In the year 1978 michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  

Jan 12   In the year 1978 death of nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious  

Jan 13   Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn in the year 1978.