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Historical Events Happened In 1978

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Jan 01   On this day in history air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213  

Jan 01   In the year 1978 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   In the year 1978 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   On this day in history john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  

Jan 06   In the year 1978 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   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   In the year 1978 israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai  

Jan 09   On this day in history commonwealth of Northern Marianas established  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1978 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   On this day in history the USSR sends two cosmonauts into orbit to rendezvous with the Salyut Six space laboratory.  

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

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 in the year 1978.  

Jan 13   Former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81 in the year 1978.  

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 in the year 1978.  

Jan 15   Margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy in the year 1978.  

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   In the year 1978 carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 67  

Jan 18   Geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1978.  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of cristian Guzmán, Dominican baseball player  

Mar 28   On this day in history birth of dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)  

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996) was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96) was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1978

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 in the year 1978.  

Jan 06   John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1978 walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75  

Jan 09   Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 in the year 1978.  

Jan 11   Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 in the year 1978.  

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