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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   Charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007) was born in the year 1978.  

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 28   Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  

Apr 19   Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1978 john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn