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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   Charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007) was born in the year 1978.  

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 28   In the year 1978 birth of dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)  

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer was born in the year 1978.  

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   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   On this day in history eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  

Jan 10   On this day in history john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71  

Jan 11   Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 in the year 1978.  

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

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

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