What Happened On 7th August 1978 In History

August 7th (1978) was a Monday. It's the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 146 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 7th August, 1978

  • » U.S. President Jimmy Carter declares a federal emergency at Love Canal due to toxic waste that had been negligently disposed of.

Famous Birthdays on August 7 in 1978

  • » Alexandre Aja, French director, producer, and screenwriter
  • » Jamey Jasta, American singer-songwriter (Hatebreed, Kingdom of Sorrow, and Icepick (band) or Icepick)
  • » Cirroc Lofton, American actor
  • » Mark McCammon, English-Barbadian footballer
  • » Vanness Wu, American-Taiwanese singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor (F4 (band) e.g F4 and Kangta & Vanness)
  • » Shirley Yeung, Hong Kong actress and singer

August 7th Holidays in History

  • » Assyrian culture Premta d-Simele.3B Martyr.27s Day or Assyrian Martyrs Day (Assyrian people e.g Assyrian community)
  • » Battle of Boyacá Day (Colombia)
  • » Christian Calendar of saints or Feast Day:
  • » Albert of Trapani
  • » Saint Cajetan or Cajetan of Thienna
  • » Carpophorus, Exanthus, Cassius, Severinus, Secundus, and Licinius e.g Carpophorus
  • » Dometius of Persia
  • » Donatus of Arezzo
  • » John Mason Neale and Catherine Winkworth (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » Nantovinus
  • » Pope Sixtus II
  • » August 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Public holidays in Saint Kitts and Nevis or Emancipation Day (Saint Kitts and Nevis)

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