Historical Events Happened In 1978
Thursday, 02 October 2014
Jan 01 On this day in history air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213
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 On this day in history chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win
Jan 04 Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1978 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 The first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp) in the year 1978.
Jan 06 In the year 1978 uS hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary
Jan 07 Angola revises its constitution on this day in history.
Jan 08 Israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai in the year 1978.
Jan 09 In the year 1978 commonwealth of Northern Marianas established
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 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 Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 in the year 1978.
Jan 11 Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 &Soyuz 26 the first time 3 spacecraft link on this day in history.
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 In the year 1978 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 In the year 1978 sex Pistols' final concert (Winterland, San Francisco)
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 on this day in history.
Jan 15 Theodore Bundy kills Florida State University co-eds Lisa Levy & Margaret Bowman in the year 1978.
Jan 16 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty in the year 1978.
Jan 16 Soyuz 27 returns to Earth in the year 1978.
Jan 18 Carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 67 in the year 1978.
Jan 18 Geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi in the year 1978.
Jan 18 In the year 1978 roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries)
Jan 18 In the year 1978 thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB
Jan 19 On this day in history carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56