What happened this day in history March 2, 1978

What are the important events that happened on March 2, 1978? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 2, 1978: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 2, 1978 is the 61st day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 304 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 17, 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, 71,568 hours 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 ‘hexacontahenagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $131.05. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade 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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March 2, 1978 Historical Events

  • 1978
    Czech Vladimír Remek becomes the first non-Russian or non-American to go into space, when he is launched aboard Soyuz 28.

Who were born on March 2, 1978?

  • 1978
    Giannis Skopelitis, Greek footballer
  • 1978
    Tomáš Kaberle, Czech ice hockey player

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