What happened this day in history August 14, 1978

What are the important events that happened on August 14, 1978? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 14, 1978: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 14, 1978 is the 226th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 139 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 1, 1978 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 4,531,680 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 ‘dihectaicosahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $1,412.10. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo 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.

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 August 14, 1978?

  • 1978
    Anastasios Kyriakos, Greek footballer
  • 1978
    Greg Rawlinson, New Zealand All Black rugby player
  • 1978
    Kate Ritchie, Australian actress

Who died on August 14, 1978?

  • 1978
    Nicolas Bentley, British writer (b. 1907)

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