Historical Events In 1978
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Mar 01 Coffin of Charles Chaplin stolen, only months after being buried in the year 1978.
Mar 02 In the year 1978 soyuz 28 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Czechoslovakian) to Salyut 6
Mar 02 The first of many broadcasts of the evening soap "Dallas" on CBS TV on this day in history.
Mar 03 On this day in history charles Chaplin's remains are stolen in Switzerland
Mar 04 On this day in history chicago Daily News, founded in 1875, publishes last issue
Mar 05 On this day in history "Hello, Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 152 performances
Mar 05 On this day in history landsat 3 launched from Vandenberg AFB, California
Mar 06 On this day in history hustler publisher Larry Flynt shot &crippled by a sniper in Georgia
Mar 07 On this day in history belgian baron Charles Bracht kidnapped
Mar 07 In the year 1978 canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 5th penalty shot against Islanders
Mar 07 In the year 1978 dutch 2nd Chamber votes against neutron bomb
Mar 09 World Ice Dance Championship in Ottawa Canada won by Natalia Linichuk & Gennadi Karponosov (USSR) in the year 1978.
Mar 10 Soyuz 28 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Mar 11 On this day in history bobby Hull of the Winnipeg Jets joined Gordie Howe by getting career goal number 1,000 in a game against the Quebec Nordiques.
Mar 11 Terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed on this day in history.
Mar 12 On this day in history eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1 14.99)
Mar 12 In the year 1978 eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1:14.99)
Mar 12 John Cazale, actor (Dog Day Afternoon, Deer Hunter), dies at 41 in the year 1978.
Mar 12 In the year 1978 nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sunstar Golf Classic
Mar 13 On this day in history david McKinley Williams, composer, dies at 91
Mar 13 GO introduces its first bi-level coaches on this day in history.
Mar 13 In the year 1978 moluccans "suicide commandos" occupies Province house
Mar 13 The Canadian Radio & Television Commission rejects introduction of pay TV in Canada.. I guess we were not ready for it in the year 1978.
Mar 14 In the year 1978 marines terminate Molukse action in Province house (1 dead)
Mar 14 In the year 1978 statistics Canada reports unemployment passed the 1,000,000 mark in February for the first time not bad for a population of what 20 million
Mar 15 On this day in history operation Litani Israeli offensive in South Lebanon to rid area of Palestine guerrillas
Mar 15 In the year 1978 operation Litani: Israeli offensive in South Lebanon to rid area of Palestine guerrillas
Mar 15 In the year 1978 people's Rebublic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China
Mar 16 On this day in history aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists
Mar 16 Amoco Cadiz tanker spills 68.7 million gallons of oil off French coast on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1978 red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed
Mar 16 On this day in history soyuz 26 returns to Earth
Mar 16 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1978.
Mar 16 In the year 1978 uS Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty