Historical Events Happened In 1978
Tuesday, 03 March 2015
Jan 01 Air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1978 the first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp)
Jan 06 On this day in history uS hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary
Jan 07 In the year 1978 angola revises its constitution
Jan 08 Israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai on this day in history.
Jan 09 Commonwealth of Northern Marianas established on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1978 soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
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 In the year 1978 soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 &Soyuz 26 the first time 3 spacecraft link
Jan 12 In the year 1978 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 Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on this day in history.
Jan 14 Blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1978 sex Pistols' final concert (Winterland, San Francisco)
Jan 14 On this day in history the Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater.
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 in the year 1978.
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 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 In the year 1978 roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries)
Jan 18 Thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB on this day in history.
Jan 19 Carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56 in the year 1978.