Historical Events In 1978
Sunday, 23 February 2020
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 In the year 1978 bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey
Jan 02 In the year 1978 rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania"
Jan 03 On this day in history chandrasekar takes 6-52 &6-52 at MCG in Indian innings win
Jan 04 Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Jan 06 John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1978 the first postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp)
Jan 06 US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary in the year 1978.
Jan 07 On this day in history angola revises its constitution
Jan 08 Israel's Cabinet votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai on this day in history.
Jan 09 Commonwealth of Northern Marianas established in the year 1978.
Jan 09 In the year 1978 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 Soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station on this day in history.
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 On this day in history former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66.
Jan 13 Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn in the year 1978.
Jan 14 Blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81 in the year 1978.
Jan 14 On this day in history 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 Margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy in the year 1978.
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 in the year 1978.
Jan 18 In the year 1978 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 On this day in history 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.