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1978 Calendar

1978 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728    
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      

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1978 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 1, 1978 – Air India Flight 855 Boeing 747 crashes into the sea, due to instrument failure and pilot disorientation, off the coast of Bombay, India, killing 213.
  •  January 14, 1978 – The English punk rock band Sex Pistols broke up amidst their US tour.
  •  February 7, 1978 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Horse in Chinese astrology.
  •  February 19, 1978 – Egyptian forces raid Larnaca International Airport in an attempt to intervene in a hijacking, without authorisation from the Republic of Cyprus authorities. The Cypriot National Guard and Police forces kill 15 Egyptian commandos and destroy the Egyptian C-130 transport plane in open combat.
  •  April 1, 1978 – The Philippine College of Commerce, through a presidential decree, becomes the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
  •  April 28, 1978 – President of Afghanistan, Mohammed Daoud Khan, is overthrown and assassinated in a coup led by pro-communist rebels.
  •  August 10, 1978 – Three members of the Ulrich family are killed in an accident. This leads to the Ford Pinto litigation.
  •  October 1, 1978 – The Voltaic Revolutionary Communist Party is founded.
  •  October 16, 1978 – Pope John Paul II is elected after the October 1978 Papal conclave.
  •  November 27, 1978 – The Kurdish party PKK is founded in the city of Riha (Urfa) in Turkey.

Who Were Born On 1978?

  •  January 12, 1978 – Luis Ayala, Mexican baseball pitcher
  •  January 29, 1978 – Martin Schmitt, German ski jumper
  •  March 29, 1978 – Aaron Persico, New Zealand-born Italian rugby player
  •  April 4, 1978 – Irene Skliva, Greek pageant contestant
  •  June 2, 1978 – Dominic Cooper, English actor
  •  June 16, 1978 – Jasmine Leong, Chinese Malaysian singer
  •  August 17, 1978 – Vibeke Stene, Norwegian singer (Tristania)
  •  October 15, 1978 – Devon Gummersall, American actor
  •  November 27, 1978 – Jimmy Rollins, American baseball player
  •  December 27, 1978 – Nikolaos Georgeas, Greek footballer