Historical Events Happened In 1978
Saturday, 22 October 2016
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 on this day in history.
Jan 02 Bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey in the year 1978.
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 In the year 1978 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 On this day in history the first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp)
Jan 06 On this day in history uS hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary
Jan 07 Angola revises its constitution in the year 1978.
Jan 08 In the year 1978 israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai
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 in the year 1978.
Jan 10 John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1978 soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
Jan 10 On this day in history 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 Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 &Soyuz 26 the first time 3 spacecraft link in the year 1978.
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 On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn
Jan 14 Blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81 in the year 1978.
Jan 14 On this day in history sex Pistols' final concert (Winterland, San Francisco)
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 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 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 Roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.