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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  

Mar 21   Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist was born on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player  

Mar 28   Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941) was born in the year 1978.  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of adrienne Parker, Miss Tennessee Teen USA (1996)  

Apr 19   In the year 1978 birth of whitney Metzler, 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-8th-96)  

Apr 19   Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious died in the year 1978.  

Jan 13   Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn in the year 1978.  

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