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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1978

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   In the year 1978 birth of charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)  

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist  

Mar 21   Cristian Guzm├ín, Dominican baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1978 birth of dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)  

Apr 02   John Gall, American baseball player was born in the year 1978.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1978 john D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80  

Jan 08   On this day in history walter Keirnan, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 75  

Jan 09   In the year 1978 eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1978 michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt & Pepper), dies at 57  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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