Historical Events Happened In 1978
Tuesday, 24 November 2015
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 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 In the year 1978 chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win
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) in the year 1978.
Jan 06 The first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp) on this day in history.
Jan 06 US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary in the year 1978.
Jan 07 In the year 1978 angola revises its constitution
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 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 In the year 1978 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 In the year 1978 michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81
Jan 14 Sex Pistols' final concert (Winterland, San Francisco) in the year 1978.
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 Theodore Bundy kills Florida State University co-eds Lisa Levy & Margaret Bowman on this day in history.
Jan 16 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history soyuz 27 returns to Earth
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 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.