Historical Events Happened In 1978
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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 in the year 1978.
Jan 02 On this day in history bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey
Jan 02 In the year 1978 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 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 In the year 1978 uS hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary
Jan 07 In the year 1978 angola revises its constitution
Jan 08 Israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history commonwealth of Northern Marianas established
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 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 Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history 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 On this day in history former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66.
Jan 13 On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn
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 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 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 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 in the year 1978.
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 On this day in history carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56