What happened this day in history December 18, 1978

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

December 18, 1978: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 18, 1978 is the 352nd day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 13 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 5, 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, 282,787,200 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 ‘trihectapentacontadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $3,510.25. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx 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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December 18, 1978 Historical Events

  • 1978
    Dominica joins the United Nations.

Who were born on December 18, 1978?

  • 1978
    Ali Curtis, American soccer player
  • 1978
    Daniel Cleary, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1978
    Katie Holmes, American actress

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