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.