Historical Events In 1978
Friday, 22 September 2023
Jan 01 On this day in history air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213
Jan 01 On this day in history president Ford signs first major revision of copyright law since 1909
Jan 02 In the year 1978 bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey
Jan 02 Rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania" on this day in history.
Jan 03 Chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win in the year 1978.
Jan 04 In the year 1978 willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76
Jan 06 In the year 1978 john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80
Jan 06 Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada announces plans to move head office from Montreal to Hog Town (Toronto) on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history the first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp)
Jan 06 US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary on this day in history.
Jan 07 Angola revises its constitution in the year 1978.
Jan 08 In the year 1978 israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai
Jan 09 On this day in history commonwealth of Northern Marianas established
Jan 09 Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies on this day in history.
Jan 10 On this day in history john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71
Jan 10 On this day in history 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 In the year 1978 michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57
Jan 11 Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 &Soyuz 26 the first time 3 spacecraft link in the year 1978.
Jan 12 In the year 1978 nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious
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 on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy
Jan 15 In the year 1978 theodore Bundy kills Florida State University co-eds Lisa Levy & Margaret Bowman
Jan 16 In the year 1978 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty
Jan 16 In the year 1978 soyuz 27 returns to Earth
Jan 18 In the year 1978 carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 67
Jan 18 Geoff Boycott captains England for the first time, vs Pakistan Karachi on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1978 roof of 3-year-old Civic Center in Hartford CT collapses (no injuries)
Jan 18 Thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB in the year 1978.
Jan 19 Carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56 in the year 1978.