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Historical Events In 1978

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Jan 01   Air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213 in the year 1978.  

Jan 01   In the year 1978 president Ford signs first major revision of copyright law since 1909  

Jan 02   In the year 1978 bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey  

Jan 02   On this day in history rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania"  

Jan 03   On this day in history chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win  

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 in the year 1978.  

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 in the year 1978.  

Jan 10   In the year 1978 john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71  

Jan 10   Soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station in the year 1978.  

Jan 10   In the year 1978 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 in the year 1978.  

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 14   Blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Sex Pistols' final concert (Winterland, San Francisco) on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history the Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater.  

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   5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty in the year 1978.  

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 in the year 1978.  

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

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

Jan 18   Thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB in the year 1978.  

Jan 19   In the year 1978 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   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   On this day in history birth of cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player  

Mar 28   Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  

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

Apr 19   Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer was born on this day in history.  

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   John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 in the year 1978.  

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   In the year 1978 john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71  

Jan 11   Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died on this day in history.  

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

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