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Historical Events In 1978

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Apr 11   E F Helin and G Grueff discovers asteroid #3101 Goldberger on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Apr 17   On this day in history bill Rodgers wins his 2nd Boston Marathon  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1978 emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher, dies at 70  

Apr 19   Yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel on this day in history.  

Apr 21   Sandy Denny, country singer, dies at 37 in the year 1978.  

Apr 22   On this day in history will Geer actor (Grandpa-The Waltons), dies at 75  

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

Apr 27   On this day in history mohammed Daud, premier/president of Afghanistan, murdered  

May 01   Aram Katchaturian, Russian composer (The Earth), dies at 74 in the year 1978.  

May 01   Naomi Uemura became first to reach North Pole overland alone on this day in history.  

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

May 03   In the year 1978 anderlecht wins 18th Europe Cup II  

May 03   In the year 1978 last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston  

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

May 03   Wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 71 in the year 1978.  

May 04   Russian President Brezhnev visits West-Germany on this day in history.  

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

May 05   On this day in history pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds smacked his 3,000th major-league hit.  

May 06   In the year 1978 ethelda Bleibtrey, US swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1920), dies at 76  

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

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

May 10   Liverpool wins 23rd Europe Cup I in the year 1978.  

May 11   In the year 1978 john Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/poet, dies at 93  

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

May 12   On this day in history commerce Department announces that hurricane names will no longer be exclusively female  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist  

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   On this day in history birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)  

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 in the year 1978.  

Jan 06   John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80 in the year 1978.  

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 in the year 1978.  

Jan 10   In the year 1978 john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71  

Jan 11   Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57 in the year 1978.  

Jan 12   In the year 1978 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 in the year 1978.  

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