Historical Events In 1978
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Apr 11 In the year 1978 e F Helin and G Grueff discovers asteroid #3101 Goldberger
Apr 13 On this day in history 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 in the year 1978.
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 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 Yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel in the year 1978.
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1978.
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 "Sun Day" - solar energy events are held in US in the year 1978.
May 03 Anderlecht wins 18th Europe Cup II in the year 1978.
May 03 Last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston in the year 1978.
May 03 In the year 1978 west Indies all set to lose cricket test vs Australia at Kingston till riots end game
May 03 On this day in history wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 71
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 in the year 1978.
May 11 John Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/poet, dies at 93 in the year 1978.
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 The U S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) decides that hurricanes will no longer be given only female names in the year 1978.