Historical Events In 1978
Saturday, 16 January 2021
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 Bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey on this day in history.
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 in the year 1978.
Jan 04 Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1978 john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80
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) on this day in history.
Jan 06 US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary on this day in history.
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 On this day in history eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies
Jan 10 John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 &Soyuz 26 the first time 3 spacecraft link in the year 1978.
Jan 12 Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious on this day in history.
Jan 13 Former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66 on this day in history.
Jan 13 Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1978 blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81
Jan 14 Sex Pistols' final concert (Winterland, San Francisco) on this day in history.
Jan 14 The Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater on this day in history.
Jan 15 Margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy on this day in history.
Jan 15 In the year 1978 theodore Bundy kills Florida State University co-eds Lisa Levy & Margaret Bowman
Jan 16 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1978 soyuz 27 returns to Earth
Jan 18 On this day in history carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 67
Jan 18 On this day in history geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi
Jan 18 Roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries) in the year 1978.
Jan 18 In the year 1978 thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB
Jan 19 Carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56 in the year 1978.