Today in History for 18th January 1978

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- Geoff Boycott captains England for the 1st time, v Pak Karachi
- Roof of 3-yr-old Civic Center in Hartford, Ct collapses (no injuries)
- Thiokol conducts 2nd test firing of space shuttle's SRB

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1

- Brian Falkenborg, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 4 of 4

- Carl Betz, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show), dies at 56
- Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher, critic and writer (b. 1919)
- Ivan Ivonovich Dzerzhinsky, composer, dies at 68
- Walter H. Thompson, English Scotland Yard detective, bodyguard of Winston Churchill (b. 1890)

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