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