What are the important events that happened on October 19, 1978? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 19, 1978: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 19, 1978 is the 292nd day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 73 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 6, 1978 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 277,603,200 seconds 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 ‘dihectaenneacontadigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $11,633.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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.

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

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Who were born on October 19, 1978?

  • 1978
    Enrique Bernoldi, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1978
    Henri Sorvali, Finnish musician
  • 1978
    James Roberts, British Ice Hockey Player
  • 1978
    Zakhar Dubenskiy, Russian footballer

Who died on October 19, 1978?

  • 1978
    Gig Young, American actor (b. 1913)

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