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Historical Events Happened In 1978

Thursday, 24 April 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey  

Jan 02   Rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania" on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai  

Jan 09   Commonwealth of Northern Marianas established on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station  

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   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   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   On this day in history 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   Theodore Bundy kills Florida State University co-eds Lisa Levy & Margaret Bowman on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi  

Jan 18   On this day in history roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries)  

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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Cristian Guzmán, Dominican baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history birth of dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of john Gall, American baseball player  

Apr 19   Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1978

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  

Jan 08   Walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75 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   On this day in history john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71  

Jan 11   On this day in history michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious  

Jan 13   Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on this day in history.