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Historical Events In 1978

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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   In the year 1978 bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey  

Jan 02   Rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania" in the year 1978.  

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   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   The first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp) on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history uS hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary  

Jan 07   On this day in history angola revises its constitution  

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   In the year 1978 eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1978 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 in the year 1978.  

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   On this day in history margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy  

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   In the year 1978 carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 67  

Jan 18   Geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1978.  

Jan 19   On this day in history carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   Charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist  

Mar 21   Cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player was born in the year 1978.  

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

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996) was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)  

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 in the year 1978.  

Jan 06   In the year 1978 john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  

Jan 08   On this day in history walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75  

Jan 09   On this day in history eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  

Jan 10   John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 in the year 1978.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1978 hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  

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