Historical Events In 1978
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Jan 01 Air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213 in the year 1978.
Jan 01 On this day in history president Ford signs first major revision of copyright law since 1909
Jan 02 On this day in history bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey
Jan 02 On this day in history rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania"
Jan 03 Chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win on this day in history.
Jan 04 Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 in the year 1978.
Jan 06 John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada announces plans to move head office from Montreal to Hog Town (Toronto)
Jan 06 The first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp) in the year 1978.
Jan 06 In the year 1978 uS hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary
Jan 07 Angola revises its constitution on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1978 israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai
Jan 09 In the year 1978 commonwealth of Northern Marianas established
Jan 09 Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies in the year 1978.
Jan 10 John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 in the year 1978.
Jan 10 In the year 1978 soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
Jan 10 On this day in history the USSR sends two cosmonauts into orbit to rendezvous with the Salyut Six space laboratory.
Jan 11 Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 in the year 1978.
Jan 11 In the year 1978 soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 &Soyuz 26 the first time 3 spacecraft link
Jan 12 Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1978 former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66.
Jan 13 On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn
Jan 14 Blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 14 Sex Pistols' final concert (Winterland, San Francisco) in the year 1978.
Jan 14 The Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater in the year 1978.
Jan 15 In the year 1978 margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy
Jan 15 Theodore Bundy kills Florida State University co-eds Lisa Levy & Margaret Bowman on this day in history.
Jan 16 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty on this day in history.
Jan 16 Soyuz 27 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 67
Jan 18 Geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi in the year 1978.
Jan 18 Roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries) in the year 1978.
Jan 18 Thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56