What happened this day in history January 26, 1978

What are the important events that happened on January 26, 1978? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 26, 1978: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 26, 1978 is the 26th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 339 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 13, 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, 254,620,800 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 ‘icosihexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $146.40. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

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

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January 26, 1978 Historical Events

  • 1978
    The Great Blizzard of 1978, a rare severe blizzard with the lowest non-tropical atmospheric pressure ever recorded in the US, strikes the Ohio – Great Lakes region with heavy snow and winds up to 100 mph (161 km/h).

Who were born on January 26, 1978?

  • 1978
    Corina Morariu, American tennis player
  • 1978
    Estéban Germán, Dominican baseball player
  • 1978
    Kelly Stables, American actress

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