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Historical Events In 1978

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Apr 11   E F Helin and G Grueff discovers asteroid #3101 Goldberger in the year 1978.  

Apr 13   Paul McGrath actor (The Witness), dies at 73 in the year 1978.  

Apr 13   Paul McGrath, actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74 in the year 1978.  

Apr 14   H Debehogne discovers asteroid #2364 Seillier in the year 1978.  

Apr 15   43 die as 2 express trains collide head-on south of Bologna, Italy on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Lucius D Clay, gen/gov US zone W-Germany (airlift), dies at 80 in the year 1978.  

Apr 17   Bill Rodgers wins his 2nd Boston Marathon in the year 1978.  

Apr 18   US Senate approves transfer of Panama Canal to Panam in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher, dies at 70 in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   Yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel in the year 1978.  

Apr 21   Sandy Denny, country singer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

Apr 22   Will Geer actor (Grandpa-The Waltons), dies at 75 in the year 1978.  

Apr 22   Will Geer, actor (Grandpa Walton-Waltons), dies at 75 in the year 1978.  

Apr 25   In the year 1978 supreme Court rules pension plans can't require women to pay more  

Apr 26   In the year 1978 nASA launches space vehicle S-201  

Apr 27   Mohammed Daud, premier/president of Afghanistan, murdered on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1978 aram Katchaturian, Russian composer (The Earth), dies at 74  

May 01   On this day in history naomi Uemura became first to reach North Pole overland alone  

May 03   In the year 1978 "Sun Day" - solar energy events are held in US  

May 03   On this day in history anderlecht wins 18th Europe Cup II  

May 03   On this day in history last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston  

May 03   West Indies all set to lose cricket test vs Australia at Kingston till riots end game in the year 1978.  

May 03   On this day in history wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 71  

May 04   On this day in history russian President Brezhnev visits West-Germany  

May 05   On this day in history alfred H H Gilligan, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies  

May 05   Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds smacked his 3,000th major-league hit in the year 1978.  

May 06   On this day in history ethelda Bleibtrey, US swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1920), dies at 76  

May 06   South Africa military goes into Angola in the year 1978.  

May 09   In the year 1978 corpse of kidnapped ex-premier Aldo Moro found  

May 10   On this day in history liverpool wins 23rd Europe Cup I  

May 11   John Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/poet, dies at 93 on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1978 margaret A Brewer is first female general in the US Marine Corps  

May 12   In the year 1978 commerce Department announces that hurricane names will no longer be exclusively female  

May 12   In the year 1978 the U S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) decides that hurricanes will no longer be given only female names  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player was born in the year 1978.  

Mar 28   In the year 1978 birth of dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)  

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  

Apr 19   Whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96) was born in the year 1978.  

Apr 19   Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1978

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1978 willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76  

Jan 06   John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75 in the year 1978.  

Jan 09   On this day in history eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  

Jan 10   On this day in history john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71  

Jan 11   On this day in history michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious  

Jan 13   Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on this day in history.  

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