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