August 26, 1978: Day of the Week
August 26, 1978 was the 238th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 127 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
A person born on this day will be 39 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $3,125.75 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the August 1978 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1978 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 26, 1978 Historical Event(s)
- 1978Papal conclave, 1978 (August): Pope John Paul I is elected to the Papacy.
- 1978Sigmund Jähn becomes first German cosmonaut, on board Soyuz 31.
Who was born on August 26, 1978?
- 1978Raja Kashif, Pakistani singer
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