Historical Events In 1978
Monday, 28 September 2020
Mar 01 Coffin of Charles Chaplin stolen, only months after being buried in the year 1978.
Mar 02 Soyuz 28 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Czechoslovakian) to Salyut 6 on this day in history.
Mar 02 In the year 1978 the first of many broadcasts of the evening soap "Dallas" on CBS TV
Mar 03 Charles Chaplin's remains are stolen in Switzerland on this day in history.
Mar 04 Chicago Daily News, founded in 1875, publishes last issue on this day in history.
Mar 05 In the year 1978 "Hello, Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 152 performances
Mar 05 Landsat 3 launched from Vandenberg AFB, California in the year 1978.
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 in the year 1978.
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 in the year 1978.
Mar 11 In the year 1978 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 in the year 1978.
Mar 12 Eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1 14.99) in the year 1978.
Mar 12 In the year 1978 eric Heiden skates world record 1000 meter (1:14.99)
Mar 12 In the year 1978 john Cazale, actor (Dog Day Afternoon, Deer Hunter), dies at 41
Mar 12 In the year 1978 nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sunstar Golf Classic
Mar 13 David McKinley Williams, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.
Mar 13 GO introduces its first bi-level coaches on this day in history.
Mar 13 Moluccans "suicide commandos" occupies Province house on this day in history.
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 In the year 1978 marines terminate Molukse action in Province house (1 dead)
Mar 14 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 in the year 1978.
Mar 15 Operation Litani Israeli offensive in South Lebanon to rid area of Palestine guerrillas in the year 1978.
Mar 15 On this day in history operation Litani: Israeli offensive in South Lebanon to rid area of Palestine guerrillas
Mar 15 On this day in history people's Rebublic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China
Mar 16 Aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists in the year 1978.
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 Soyuz 26 returns to Earth in the year 1978.
Mar 16 In the year 1978 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 16 On this day in history uS Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty