The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2023. 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 6, 1978 – The Crown of St. Stephen (also known as the Holy Crown of Hungary) is returned to Hungary from the United States, where it was held after World War II.
- February 7, 1978 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Horse in Chinese astrology.
- March 5, 1978 – The Landsat 3 is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
- March 16, 1978 – Former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro is kidnapped and later killed by his captors.
- March 26, 1978 – Four days before the scheduled opening of Japan’s Narita International Airport, a group of protestors destroys much of the equipment in the control tower with Molotov cocktails.
- June 12, 1978 – David Berkowitz, the “Son of Sam” killer in New York City, is sentenced to 365 years in prison for six killings.
- June 25, 1978 – The rainbow flag representing gay pride is flown for the first time in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade.
- August 22, 1978 – The Sandinista National Liberation Front (FLSN) occupies national palace in Nicaragua.
- September 16, 1978 – An earthquake measuring 7.5 to 7.9 on the Richter scale hits the city of Tabas, Iran killing about 25,000 people.
- December 18, 1978 – Dominica joins the United Nations.
Who Were Born On 1978?
- February 28, 1978 – Jeanne Cherhal, French singer-songwriter and guitarist
- March 26, 1978 – Anastasia Kostaki, Greek basketball player
- April 2, 1978 – Scott Lynch, American author
- April 8, 1978 – Daigo, Japanese singer-songwriter, actor, and voice actor
- May 2, 1978 – Melvin Ely, American basketball player
- May 15, 1978 – Krissy Taylor, American model (d. 1995)
- May 24, 1978 – Jo Joyner, English actress
- May 31, 1978 – Aleksey Zagornyi, Russian hammer thrower
- September 19, 1978 – Waylon Reavis, American singer-songwriter (Mushroomhead)
- November 3, 1978 – Sergei Movsesian, Armenian chess player