Historical Events In 1978
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Apr 11 E F Helin and G Grueff discovers asteroid #3101 Goldberger in the year 1978.
Apr 13 On this day in history paul McGrath actor (The Witness), dies at 73
Apr 13 Paul McGrath, actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74 in the year 1978.
Apr 14 In the year 1978 h Debehogne discovers asteroid #2364 Seillier
Apr 15 43 die as 2 express trains collide head-on south of Bologna, Italy on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1978 lucius D Clay, gen/gov US zone W-Germany (airlift), dies at 80
Apr 17 In the year 1978 bill Rodgers wins his 2nd Boston Marathon
Apr 18 In the year 1978 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 Sandy Denny, country singer, dies at 37 on this day in history.
Apr 22 Will Geer actor (Grandpa-The Waltons), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Apr 22 On this day in history will Geer, actor (Grandpa Walton-Waltons), dies at 75
Apr 25 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history naomi Uemura became first to reach North Pole overland alone
May 03 In the year 1978 "Sun Day" - solar energy events are held in US
May 03 On this day in history anderlecht wins 18th Europe Cup II
May 03 In the year 1978 last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston
May 03 West Indies all set to lose cricket test vs Australia at Kingston till riots end game in the year 1978.
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 Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds smacked his 3,000th major-league hit in the year 1978.
May 06 In the year 1978 ethelda Bleibtrey, US swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1920), dies at 76
May 06 South Africa military goes into Angola in the year 1978.
May 09 Corpse of kidnapped ex-premier Aldo Moro found in the year 1978.
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 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 On this day in history the U S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) decides that hurricanes will no longer be given only female names