Historical Events Happened In 1978
Sunday, 23 November 2014
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 On this day in history bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey
Jan 02 In the year 1978 rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania"
Jan 03 On this day in history chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp)
Jan 06 US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary in the year 1978.
Jan 07 Angola revises its constitution in the year 1978.
Jan 08 Israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai in the year 1978.
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 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 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 Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious in the year 1978.
Jan 13 In the year 1978 former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66.
Jan 13 On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn
Jan 14 In the year 1978 blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81
Jan 14 In the year 1978 sex Pistols' final concert (Winterland, San Francisco)
Jan 14 The Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater in the year 1978.
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 In the year 1978 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty
Jan 16 Soyuz 27 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history 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 Roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries) on this day in history.
Jan 18 Thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB in the year 1978.
Jan 19 In the year 1978 carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56