What are the important events that happened on November 18, 1978? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 18, 1978: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 18, 1978 is the 322nd day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 43 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 5, 1978 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 4,669,920 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectaicosadigon’ day.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $121.34. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

Play Super Brain Game Are you good at remembering dates like birthdays? Train your brain if you are not born with superior ability to memorize. Try this free brain game & improve your memory! (Sponsored link)

November 18, 1978 Historical Events

  • 1978
    In Jonestown, Guyana, Jim Jones led his Peoples Temple cult to a mass murder-suicide that claimed 918 lives in all, 909 of them in Jonestown itself, including over 270 children. Congressman Leo J. Ryan is murdered by members of the Peoples Temple hours earlier.

Who were born on November 18, 1978?

  • 1978
    Damien Johnson, Northern Irish footballer

Who died on November 18, 1978?

  • 1978
    Jim Jones, American cult figure (Peoples Temple) (b. 1931)
  • 1978
    Leo Ryan, American politician (b. 1925)

Share or Link to This Page:

Kindly keep the link back to this website. Thank you!