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Historical Events Happened In 1978

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Jan 01   Air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213 in the year 1978.  

Jan 01   In the year 1978 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1978.  

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   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   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   On this day in history john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71  

Jan 10   In the year 1978 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   Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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   Former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66 on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 14   The Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1978 carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

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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 in the year 1978.  

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 in the year 1978.  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1978 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   On this day in history john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  

Jan 08   Walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75 in the year 1978.  

Jan 09   In the year 1978 eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  

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   In the year 1978 hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  

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