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Historical Events In 1978

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

Apr 11   On this day in history e F Helin and G Grueff discovers asteroid #3101 Goldberger  

Apr 13   In the year 1978 paul McGrath actor (The Witness), dies at 73  

Apr 13   In the year 1978 paul McGrath, actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74  

Apr 14   H Debehogne discovers asteroid #2364 Seillier on this day in history.  

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

Apr 16   On this day in history lucius D Clay, gen/gov US zone W-Germany (airlift), dies at 80  

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

Apr 18   On this day in history uS Senate approves transfer of Panama Canal to Panam  

Apr 19   Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   In the year 1978 yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel  

Apr 21   In the year 1978 sandy Denny, country singer, dies at 37  

Apr 22   In the year 1978 will Geer actor (Grandpa-The Waltons), dies at 75  

Apr 22   Will Geer, actor (Grandpa Walton-Waltons), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Supreme Court rules pension plans can't require women to pay more in the year 1978.  

Apr 26   NASA launches space vehicle S-201 on this day in history.  

Apr 27   In the year 1978 mohammed Daud, premier/president of Afghanistan, murdered  

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

May 01   Naomi Uemura became first to reach North Pole overland alone in the year 1978.  

May 03   "Sun Day" - solar energy events are held in US on this day in history.  

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

May 03   Last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston in the year 1978.  

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   In the year 1978 russian President Brezhnev visits West-Germany  

May 05   Alfred H H Gilligan, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

May 06   On this day in history south Africa military goes into Angola  

May 09   Corpse of kidnapped ex-premier Aldo Moro found in the year 1978.  

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

May 11   John Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/poet, dies at 93 in the year 1978.  

May 11   Margaret A Brewer is first female general in the US Marine Corps in the year 1978.  

May 12   Commerce Department announces that hurricane names will no longer be exclusively female in the year 1978.  

May 12   The U S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) decides that hurricanes will no longer be given only female names on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   Charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007) was born in the year 1978.  

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born in the year 1978.  

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player  

Mar 28   Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of john Gall, American baseball player  

Apr 19   Adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996) was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1978

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber/lumber/wood manufacturer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  

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

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

Jan 10   In the year 1978 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   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  

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