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Historical Events Happened In 1978

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Jan 01   Air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213 on this day in history.  

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   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 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   The first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp) on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1978 uS hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station in the year 1978.  

Jan 10   The USSR sends two cosmonauts into orbit to rendezvous with the Salyut Six space laboratory on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1978.  

Jan 18   Roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries) in the year 1978.  

Jan 18   Thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist  

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   On this day in history birth of john Gall, American baseball player  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)  

Apr 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75  

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

Jan 10   John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1978 michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn