Historical Events In 1978
Friday, 24 September 2021
Jan 01 Air India B747 explodes near Bombay killing 213 on this day in history.
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 Rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania" on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1978 chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win
Jan 04 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history angola revises its constitution
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 on this day in history.
Jan 10 John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jan 10 Soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station in the year 1978.
Jan 10 In the year 1978 the USSR sends two cosmonauts into orbit to rendezvous with the Salyut Six space laboratory.
Jan 11 On this day in history michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57
Jan 11 In the year 1978 soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 &Soyuz 26 the first time 3 spacecraft link
Jan 12 On this day in history nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious
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 On this day in history blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81
Jan 14 In the year 1978 sex Pistols' final concert (Winterland, San Francisco)
Jan 14 In the year 1978 the Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater.
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 in the year 1978.
Jan 16 Soyuz 27 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Jan 18 Carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 67 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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.