Historical Events Happened In 1978
Sunday, 02 August 2015
Jan 01 In the year 1978 air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213
Jan 01 President Ford signs first major revision of copyright law since 1909 in the year 1978.
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 Chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win in the year 1978.
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 Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada announces plans to move head office from Montreal to Hog Town (Toronto) on this day in history.
Jan 06 The first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp) in the year 1978.
Jan 06 On this day in history uS hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary
Jan 07 Angola revises its constitution on this day in history.
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 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 10 Soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station on this day in history.
Jan 10 The USSR sends two cosmonauts into orbit to rendezvous with the Salyut Six space laboratory in the year 1978.
Jan 11 On this day in history michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57
Jan 11 Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 &Soyuz 26 the first time 3 spacecraft link on this day in history.
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 in the year 1978.
Jan 14 In the year 1978 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 On this day in history 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 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty in the year 1978.
Jan 16 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries)
Jan 18 On this day in history 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.