What happened this day in history May 15, 1978

What are the important events that happened on May 15, 1978? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 15, 1978: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 15, 1978 is the 135th day of the year 1978 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 230 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 2, 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, 4,400,640 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 ‘hectatriacontapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $146.42. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire 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 May 15, 1978?

  • 1978
    Amy Chow, American gymnast
  • 1978
    Caroline Dhavernas, Canadian actress
  • 1978
    David Krumholtz, American actor
  • 1978
    Dwayne DeRosario, Canadian footballer
  • 1978
    Edu, Brazilian footballer
  • 1978
    Krissy Taylor, American model (d. 1995)
  • 1978
    Robert Royal, American football player

Who died on May 15, 1978?

  • 1978
    Sir Robert Menzies, twelfth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1894)

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