On April 10, 1978, Volkswagen of
America dedicated its Westmoreland Assembly Plant
at New Stanton, Pennsylvania.
On January 24 fragments of a
five-ton Soviet reconnaissance satellite fell in
a remote part of Canada's Northwest Territories.
began drilling off the New Jersey
coast on March 24.
New Gambling Venue
The first legal gambling casino in the
United States outside of Nevada opened its doors
in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 26.
Bob Speca, Jr., spent 95 hours
arranging 100,000 dominoes into an intricate
array on the ballroom floor of the Manhattan
Center in New York, New York.