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