Historical Events In 1978
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Apr 11 E F Helin and G Grueff discovers asteroid #3101 Goldberger on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1978 paul McGrath actor (The Witness), dies at 73
Apr 13 On this day in history paul McGrath, actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74
Apr 14 On this day in history h Debehogne discovers asteroid #2364 Seillier
Apr 15 43 die as 2 express trains collide head-on south of Bologna, Italy in the year 1978.
Apr 16 In the year 1978 lucius D Clay, gen/gov US zone W-Germany (airlift), dies at 80
Apr 17 Bill Rodgers wins his 2nd Boston Marathon on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history uS Senate approves transfer of Panama Canal to Panam
Apr 19 On this day in history emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher, dies at 70
Apr 19 Yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel on this day in history.
Apr 21 On this day in history sandy Denny, country singer, dies at 37
Apr 22 Will Geer actor (Grandpa-The Waltons), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Apr 22 Will Geer, actor (Grandpa Walton-Waltons), dies at 75 in the year 1978.
Apr 25 Supreme Court rules pension plans can't require women to pay more on this day in history.
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 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 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 in the year 1978.
May 03 On this day in history west Indies all set to lose cricket test vs Australia at Kingston till riots end game
May 03 Wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 71 on this day in history.
May 04 In the year 1978 russian President Brezhnev visits West-Germany
May 05 Alfred H H Gilligan, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies in the year 1978.
May 05 Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds smacked his 3,000th major-league hit in the year 1978.
May 06 Ethelda Bleibtrey, US swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1920), dies at 76 on this day in history.
May 06 In the year 1978 south Africa military goes into Angola
May 09 On this day in history corpse of kidnapped ex-premier Aldo Moro found
May 10 Liverpool wins 23rd Europe Cup I on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
May 12 In the year 1978 commerce Department announces that hurricane names will no longer be exclusively female
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