Historical Events In 1978
Saturday, 18 September 2021
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 On this day in history h Debehogne discovers asteroid #2364 Seillier
Apr 15 In the year 1978 43 die as 2 express trains collide head-on south of Bologna, Italy
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 In the year 1978 uS Senate approves transfer of Panama Canal to Panam
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1978.
Apr 25 In the year 1978 supreme Court rules pension plans can't require women to pay more
Apr 26 On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-201
Apr 27 In the year 1978 mohammed Daud, premier/president of Afghanistan, murdered
May 01 Aram Katchaturian, Russian composer (The Earth), dies at 74 on this day in history.
May 01 Naomi Uemura became first to reach North Pole overland alone on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1978 "Sun Day" - solar energy events are held in US
May 03 In the year 1978 anderlecht wins 18th Europe Cup II
May 03 Last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston on this day in history.
May 03 West Indies all set to lose cricket test vs Australia at Kingston till riots end game on this day in history.
May 03 Wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 71 on this day in history.
May 04 Russian President Brezhnev visits West-Germany on this day in history.
May 05 Alfred H H Gilligan, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies on this day in history.
May 05 On this day in history 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 South Africa military goes into Angola on this day in history.
May 09 In the year 1978 corpse of kidnapped ex-premier Aldo Moro found
May 10 Liverpool wins 23rd Europe Cup I on this day in history.
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.