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 1, 1978 – The Constitution of the Northern Mariana Islands becomes effective.
- 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 11, 1978 – Coastal Road massacre: At least 37 are killed and more than 70 are wounded when Fatah hijack an Israeli bus, prompting Israel’s Operation Litani.
- May 1, 1978 – Japan’s Naomi Uemura, travelling by dog sled, becomes the first person to reach the North Pole alone.
- 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.
- December 22, 1978 – The pivotal Third Plenum of the 11th National Congress of the Communist Party of China is held in Beijing, with Deng Xiaoping reversing Mao-era policies to pursue a program for Chinese economic reform.
Who Were Born On 1978?
- April 2, 1978 – Scott Lynch, American author
- April 29, 1978 – Craig Gower, Australian rugby player
- August 4, 1978 – Luke Allen, American baseball player
- August 8, 1978 – Miho Shiraishi, Japanese actress
- November 10, 1978 – Eve, American rapper, producer, and actress
- November 19, 1978 – Matt Dusk, Canadian singer
- November 28, 1978 – Haytham Tambal, Sudanese footballer
- November 29, 1978 – Benjamín Vicuña, Chilean actor
- December 18, 1978 – Katie Holmes, American actress
- December 28, 1978 – John Legend, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor