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 19, 1978 – The last Volkswagen Beetle made in Germany leaves VW’s plant in Emden. Beetle production in Latin America continues until 2003.
- 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.
- February 11, 1978 – Censorship: China lifts a ban on works by Aristotle, William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens.
- March 16, 1978 – Former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro is kidnapped and later killed by his captors.
- March 28, 1978 – The US Supreme Court hands down 5–3 decision in Stump v. Sparkman, 435 U.S. 349, a controversial case involving involuntary sterilization and judicial immunity.
- 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.
- July 7, 1978 – The Solomon Islands becomes independent from the United Kingdom
- September 7, 1978 – While walking across Waterloo Bridge in London, Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov is assassinated by Bulgarian secret police agent Francesco Giullino by means of a ricin pellet fired from a specially-designed umbrella.
- December 27, 1978 – Spain becomes a democracy after 40 years of fascist dictatorship.
Who Were Born On 1978?
- April 1, 1978 – Anamaria Marinca, Romanian-English actress
- April 13, 1978 – Sylvie Meis, Dutch model and actress
- April 24, 1978 – Eric Balfour, American actor and singer
- June 2, 1978 – Justin Long, American actor and producer
- June 14, 1978 – Annia Hatch, Cuban-American gymnast and coach
- June 23, 1978 – Memphis Bleek, American rapper, producer, and actor
- July 4, 1978 – Becki Newton, American actress
- September 8, 1978 – Emanuele Ferraro, Italian footballer
- November 21, 1978 – Daniel Bradshaw, Australian footballer
- November 30, 1978 – Benjamin Lense, German footballer