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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 19, 1978 – The last Volkswagen Beetle made in Germany leaves VW’s plant in Emden. Beetle production in Latin America would continue until 2003.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  July 7, 1978 – The Solomon Islands become independent from the United Kingdom.
  •  July 30, 1978 – The 730 (transport), Okinawa changes its traffic on the right-hand side of the road to the left-hand side.
  •  August 26, 1978 – Papal conclave, 1978 (August): Pope John Paul I is elected to the Papacy.
  •  October 21, 1978 – Australian civilian pilot Frederick Valentich vanishes in a Cessna 182 over the Bass Strait south of Melbourne, after reporting contact with an unidentified aircraft.
  •  December 28, 1978 – With the crew investigating a problem with the landing gear, United Airlines Flight 173 runs out of fuel and crashes in Portland, Oregon, killing 10. As a result, United Airlines instituted the industry’s first crew resource management program.

Who Were Born On 1978?

  •  January 15, 1978 – Eddie Cahill, American actor
  •  March 3, 1978 – Matt Diaz, American baseball player
  •  March 21, 1978 – Nick Baines, English keyboardist (Kaiser Chiefs)
  •  April 8, 1978 – Bernt Haas, Swiss footballer
  •  May 15, 1978 – David Krumholtz, American actor
  •  July 6, 1978 – Kevin Senio, New Zealand rugby player
  •  July 20, 1978 – Elliott Yamin, American Idol contestant
  •  September 7, 1978 – Devon Sawa, Canadian actor
  •  October 27, 1978 – Sergei Samsonov, Russian ice hockey player
  •  November 12, 1978 – Alexandra Maria Lara, Romanian-born German actress