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Historical Events In 1978

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Mar 01   In the year 1978 coffin of Charles Chaplin stolen, only months after being buried  

Mar 02   Soyuz 28 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Czechoslovakian) to Salyut 6 in the year 1978.  

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

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   On this day in history landsat 3 launched from Vandenberg AFB, California  

Mar 06   Hustler publisher Larry Flynt shot &crippled by a sniper in Georgia in the year 1978.  

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 in the year 1978.  

Mar 07   Dutch 2nd Chamber votes against neutron bomb on this day in history.  

Mar 09   World Ice Dance Championship in Ottawa Canada won by Natalia Linichuk & Gennadi Karponosov (USSR) in the year 1978.  

Mar 10   In the year 1978 soyuz 28 returns to Earth  

Mar 11   Bobby Hull of the Winnipeg Jets joined Gordie Howe by getting career goal number 1,000 in a game against the Quebec Nordiques on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history john Cazale, actor (Dog Day Afternoon, Deer Hunter), dies at 41  

Mar 12   Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sunstar Golf Classic in the year 1978.  

Mar 13   In the year 1978 david McKinley Williams, composer, dies at 91  

Mar 13   On this day in history gO introduces its first bi-level coaches.  

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   Marines terminate Molukse action in Province house (1 dead) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1978 operation Litani Israeli offensive in South Lebanon to rid area of Palestine guerrillas  

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

Mar 15   People's Rebublic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1978 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 in the year 1978.  

Mar 16   Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed in the year 1978.  

Mar 16   In the year 1978 soyuz 26 returns to Earth  

Mar 16   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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   In the year 1978 birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist  

Mar 21   Cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   In the year 1978 birth of john Gall, American baseball player  

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  

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

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   On this day in history john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  

Jan 08   Walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1978 michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  

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

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

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