Historical Events In 1978
Friday, 20 April 2018
Jan 01 Air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada announces plans to move head office from Montreal to Hog Town (Toronto) in the year 1978.
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 In the year 1978 angola revises its constitution
Jan 08 Israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai in the year 1978.
Jan 09 Commonwealth of Northern Marianas established in the year 1978.
Jan 09 Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1978 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 The USSR sends two cosmonauts into orbit to rendezvous with the Salyut Six space laboratory in the year 1978.
Jan 11 In the year 1978 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 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 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) in the year 1978.
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 On this day in history theodore Bundy kills Florida State University co-eds Lisa Levy & Margaret Bowman
Jan 16 On this day in history 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 On this day in history geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi
Jan 18 On this day in history 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 Carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56 in the year 1978.