Historical Events For 1978
Sunday, 26 February 2017
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 Bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey in the year 1978.
Jan 02 Rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania" in the year 1978.
Jan 03 Chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history the first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp)
Jan 06 In the year 1978 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 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 In the year 1978 john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71
Jan 10 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1978 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 On this day in history the Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 Carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56 on this day in history.