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Historical Events In 1978

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Mar 01   Coffin of Charles Chaplin stolen, only months after being buried on this day in history.  

Mar 02   On this day in history soyuz 28 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Czechoslovakian) to Salyut 6  

Mar 02   On this day in history the first of many broadcasts of the evening soap "Dallas" on CBS TV  

Mar 03   On this day in history charles Chaplin's remains are stolen in Switzerland  

Mar 04   Chicago Daily News, founded in 1875, publishes last issue in the year 1978.  

Mar 05   "Hello, Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 152 performances in the year 1978.  

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   Belgian baron Charles Bracht kidnapped on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 5th penalty shot against Islanders on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history soyuz 28 returns to Earth  

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   In the year 1978 terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed  

Mar 12   In the year 1978 eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1 14.99)  

Mar 12   Eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1:14.99) in the year 1978.  

Mar 12   John Cazale, actor (Dog Day Afternoon, Deer Hunter), dies at 41 in the year 1978.  

Mar 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1978.  

Mar 13   On this day in history moluccans "suicide commandos" occupies Province house  

Mar 13   In the year 1978 the Canadian Radio & Television Commission rejects introduction of pay TV in Canada.. I guess we were not ready for it  

Mar 14   On this day in history 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   Operation Litani Israeli offensive in South Lebanon to rid area of Palestine guerrillas on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Operation Litani: Israeli offensive in South Lebanon to rid area of Palestine guerrillas in the year 1978.  

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   On this day in history amoco Cadiz tanker spills 68.7 million gallons of oil off French coast  

Mar 16   Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed on this day in history.  

Mar 16   On this day in history soyuz 26 returns to Earth  

Mar 16   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Mar 16   US Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty 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   Cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)  

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1978

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

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

Jan 13   On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  

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