October 8, 1978: Day of the Week
October 8, 1978 was the 281st day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 84 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 40 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,270.20 today.
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Here’s the October 1978 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1978 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper 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).
October 8, 1978 Historical Event(s)
- 1978Australia’s Ken Warby sets the current world water speed record of 317.60mph at Blowering Dam, Australia.
Who were born on October 8, 1978?
- 1978Antonino D'Agostino, Italian footballer
- 1978Mick O'Driscoll, Irish rugby player
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