Historical Events For 1978
Sunday, 18 February 2018
Jan 01 In the year 1978 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 On this day in history bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey
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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history 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 US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary on this day in history.
Jan 07 Angola revises its constitution in the year 1978.
Jan 08 Israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai on this day in history.
Jan 09 Commonwealth of Northern Marianas established on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 10 Soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station in the year 1978.
Jan 10 The USSR sends two cosmonauts into orbit to rendezvous with the Salyut Six space laboratory on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57
Jan 11 Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 &Soyuz 26 the first time 3 spacecraft link on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious
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 on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1978 blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81
Jan 14 Sex Pistols' final concert (Winterland, San Francisco) in the year 1978.
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 In the year 1978 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty
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 On this day in history geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi
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 Carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56 on this day in history.