Historical Events Happened In 1978
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Jan 01 Air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213 in the year 1978.
Jan 01 President Ford signs first major revision of copyright law since 1909 on this day in history.
Jan 02 Bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey in the year 1978.
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 in the year 1978.
Jan 04 In the year 1978 willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76
Jan 06 In the year 1978 john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80
Jan 06 In the year 1978 sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada announces plans to move head office from Montreal to Hog Town (Toronto)
Jan 06 On this day in history the first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp)
Jan 06 US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary in the year 1978.
Jan 07 In the year 1978 angola revises its constitution
Jan 08 Israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai in the year 1978.
Jan 09 Commonwealth of Northern Marianas established in the year 1978.
Jan 09 Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1978 michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57
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 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 Blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history 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 In the year 1978 margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy
Jan 15 In the year 1978 theodore Bundy kills Florida State University co-eds Lisa Levy & Margaret Bowman
Jan 16 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty on this day in history.
Jan 16 Soyuz 27 returns to Earth on this day in history.
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 Roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries) on this day in history.
Jan 18 Thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB in the year 1978.
Jan 19 On this day in history carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56