The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2017. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1978
- January 24, 1978 – Soviet satellite Kosmos 954, with a nuclear reactor on board, burns up in Earth’s atmosphere, scattering radioactive debris over Canada’s Northwest Territories. Only 1% is recovered.
- February 7, 1978 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Horse in Chinese astrology.
- March 23, 1978 – The first UNIFIL troops arrived in Lebanon for peacekeeping mission along the Blue Line.
- May 12, 1978 – In Zaire, rebels occupy the city of Kolwezi, the mining center of the province of Shaba (now known as Katanga). The local government asks the U.S.A., France and Belgium to restore order.
- June 28, 1978 – The United States Supreme Court, in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke bars quota systems in college admissions.
- August 26, 1978 – Papal conclave: Albino Luciani is elected as Pope John Paul I.
- October 8, 1978 – Australia’s Ken Warby sets the current world water speed record of 317.60 mph at Blowering Dam, Australia.
- November 23, 1978 – Cyclone kills about 1000 people in Eastern Sri Lanka.
- December 6, 1978 – Spain approves its latest constitution in a referendum.
- December 10, 1978 – Arab–Israeli conflict: Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin and President of Egypt Anwar Sadat are jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Who Were Born On 1978?
- February 19, 1978 – Stephanie Waring, English actress
- March 6, 1978 – Mike Jackson, American politician
- March 13, 1978 – Kenny Watson, American football player
- June 21, 1978 – Jean-Pascal Lacoste, French singer and actor
- September 12, 1978 – Elisabetta Canalis, Italian model and actress
- October 5, 1978 – Jesse Palmer, Canadian football player and sportscaster
- October 26, 1978 – Jimmy Aggrey, English footballer and actor
- October 31, 1978 – Marek Saganowski, Polish footballer
- November 4, 1978 – Danny Salomon, American actor
- December 29, 1978 – Danny Higginbotham, English footballer