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Historical Events In 1978

Thursday, 30 June 2022

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 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1978 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) in the year 1978.  

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   Angola revises its constitution on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1978 israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai  

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 in the year 1978.  

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 in the year 1978.  

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 in the year 1978.  

Jan 12   In the year 1978 nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious  

Jan 13   Former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1978 the Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater.  

Jan 15   On this day in history margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy  

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   In the year 1978 soyuz 27 returns to Earth  

Jan 18   Carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 67 in the year 1978.  

Jan 18   Geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi in the year 1978.  

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 in the year 1978.  

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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 in the year 1978.  

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player  

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

Apr 02   In the year 1978 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   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   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   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   In the year 1978 michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died in the year 1978.  

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

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