Saturday September 16th, 1978
September Sixteenth, Nineteen Seventy-Eight

How old am I if I was born on September 16, 1978?

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Date Facts:

  • September 16, 1978 was a Saturday
  • Zodiac Sign for this date is: Virgo
  • This date was 15,003 days ago
  • September 16th 2020 is on a Wednesday
  • Someone born on this date is 41 years old
  • If you were born on this date:

  • You've slept for 5,001 days or 14 years!
  • Your next birthday is 338 days away
  • You've been alive for 360,072 hours
  • You were born on a Saturday in mid September
  • You are 21,604,320 minutes old
  • Your next birthday is on a Wednesday

  • Most popular baby names of 1978 ranked:

    Rank Name
    1. Michael
    2. Jason
    3. Christopher
    4. David
    5. James
    6. Matthew
    7. John
    Rank Name
    1. Melissa
    2. Jessica
    3. Amy
    4. Heather
    5. Amanda
    6. Angela
    7. Sarah

    How popular is your name? Search to find out!

    Celebrities Birthdays:
    September 16th, 1978

    You Share a birthday with over 31 other celebrities and/or famous people! Click Here to view our complete list. Who do you share a birthday with?

    Sapphire: Birthstone for September 16th, 1978



    Protect from Envy
    Protect from Harm

    High Value:
    $200 Per Carat
    Low Value:
    $40 Per Carat

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    Birthstone of September, the Sapphire is an illustrious deep blue stone rich in color, history, and lure. Known for being a precious stone of loyalty, nobility, and wisdom. It is said the Sapphire helps focus the mind, channel inner potential, and promote self control and discipline. Although best know for it's deep blue color, the stone actually comes in a wide variety of shades, including yellow, violet, green and several others (except red sapphires which are classified as a ruby's).

    It's believed that Sapphires both preserve chastity, and also help the wearer discover fraud, protect from poisons and help mental acuity and the psychic ability. Also, ancient societies claimed the gem stone would stimulate the Third eye Charka, and the throat. Allowing the wearer to achieve a deeper level of consciousness, making the wearer at peace with oneself.

    1978 - Generation X :

    Age Range:

    40-58 years old


    Generation X grew up up right at the start of the technological revolution, are considered comftorble with technology, but not tethered to it as younger generations.

    Generation X Summary:

    Generation X were born soon after the baby boomers are associated with the hippie era. They are often perceived as directionless and disaffected.

    Time Period:


    Like to see more about Generations? Click here to go to our interactive generations table.

    Zodiac - Virgo:


    Virgo Traits:


    Virgo Summary:

    Virgos are always very open minded. They are constantly thinking, analyzing, and striving to better themselves

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    Click here to see more about Virgo

    1978-09-16: This day in History:

  • 1498-09-16 Death of Tomas de Torquemada inquisitor who burned 10 000 people
  • 1620-09-16 Mayflower departs from Plymouth England with 102 pilgrims
  • 1630-09-16 Mass village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston
  • 1662-09-16 Flamsteed sees solar eclipse 1st known astronomical observation
  • 1782-09-16 Great Seal of US used for 1st time
  • 1795-09-16 British capture Capetown
  • 1810-09-16 Mexico 1st declares independence from Spain (National Day)
  • 1812-09-16 Fire of Moscow
  • 1857-09-16 Typesetting machine patent
  • 1858-09-16 1st overland mail for California
  • 1893-09-16 Cherokee Strip Oklahoma opened to white settlement homesteaders
  • 1908-09-16 William Crapo Durant incorporates General Motors
  • 1915-09-16 US takes control of customs & finances of Haiti for 10 years
  • 1919-09-16 American Legion incorporated by an act of Congress
  • 1924-09-16 Cardinal Jim Bottomley bats in 12 RBIs in 1 game
  • 1939-09-16 Yanks clinch pennant #11
  • 1940-09-16 Samuel T Rayburn of Tx elected speaker of the House
  • 1940-09-16 1st US peace-time draft in US enacted
  • 1945-09-16 Barometric pressure at 856 mb (25.55") off Okinawa (record low)
  • 1946-09-16 James Jeans dies
  • 1947-09-16 1st automobile to exceed 400 mph John Cobb Bonneville Salt Flats
  • 1955-09-16 Bauer & Berra homer in the 9th beating Red Sox 5-4 taking over 1st
  • 1964-09-16 Shindig premiers
  • 1966-09-16 Metropolitan Opera opens at NY's Lincoln Center
  • 1968-09-16 Richard Nixon appears on Laugh-in
  • 1972-09-16 1st TV series about mixed marriage - Bridgit Loves Bernie
  • 1974-09-16 Pres Ford announces conditional amnesty for Vietnam deserters
  • 1974-09-16 BART begins regular transbay service
  • 1975-09-16 Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day)
  • 1976-09-16 Episcopal Church approves ordination of women as priests & bishop
  • 1977-09-16 Maria Callas American-born prima donna dies in Paris at 53
  • 1978-09-16 Yanks beat Red Sox for 6th time in 2 weeks 3-2
  • 1979-09-16 Catfish Hunter Day at Yankee Stadium
  • 1982-09-16 massacre of 1000+ Palestinian refugees at Chatila & Sabra begins
  • 1984-09-16 Miami Vice premiers

  • 9-16-1978 in
    Roman Numerals:


    What is 1978-09-16 converted to roman numerals? Above is the date 9-16-1978 converted into roman numerals.
    The above date is written in the traditional western/American style of writing dates. Formatted in the order of
    Month-Day-Year. If you prefer the European way of writing dates (Which is day-month-year) the roman numerals would be written XVI • IX • MCMLXXVIII.

    Next Birthday Countdown:

    Countdown timer for Sep 16, 2020:

    The above timer is a countdown clock for your next birthday! (Assuming you were born on 1978-09-16) This timer is automatically updated, and is accurate all the way up to the nearest second. Watch as your next birthday ticks closer and closer right before your eyes. If you were born on september-16-1978, your next birthday is only 338 days away.

    Your birthday is on September sixteenth, 1978. Being born in mid-September says a lot about you. Your zodiac sign is virgo, your birth-stone is the Sapphire, and your birth flower is the Aster (both of which make great gifts for someone with this birthday). You are 41 years old, and were born in the middle of Generation X . Which generation you are born into makes a huge impact on your life, click here to see our interactive table and learn more. You have been alive for 15003 days, or 360072 hours, or 21604320 minutes! Your next birthday which is in 2020, is on a Wednesday.

  • Birthstone: Sapphire (great gift idea, see Sapphire article)
  • Birthflower: Aster
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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