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1979 Calendar

1979 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728   
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

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1979 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 28, 1979 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Sheep in Chinese astrology.
  •  February 8, 1979 – Denis Sassou-Nguesso becomes the President of the Republic of the Congo for the first time.
  •  March 28, 1979 – The British House of Commons passes a vote of no confidence against James Callaghan’s government, precipitating a general election.
  •  May 9, 1979 – Iranian Jewish businessman Habib Elghanian is executed by firing squad in Tehran, prompting the mass exodus of the once 100,000 member strong Jewish community of Iran.
  •  June 3, 1979 – A blowout at the Ixtoc I oil well in the southern Gulf of Mexico causes at least 3000000 oilbbl of oil to be spilled into the waters, the second-worst accidental oil spill ever recorded.
  •  July 9, 1979 – A car bomb destroys a Renault motor car owned by famed “Nazi hunters” Serge and Beate Klarsfeld at their home in France. A note purportedly from ODESSA claims responsibility.
  •  August 13, 1979 – The roof of the uncompleted Rosemont Horizon near Chicago, Illinois collapses, killing 5 workers and injuring 16.
  •  September 22, 1979 – The Vela Incident (also known as the South Atlantic Flash) is observed near Bouvet Island, thought to be a nuclear weapons test.
  •  October 6, 1979 – Pope John Paul II becomes the first pontiff to visit the White House.
  •  December 3, 1979 – In Cincinnati, Ohio, 11 fans are suffocated in a crush for seats on the concourse outside Riverfront Coliseum before a Who concert.

Who Were Born On 1979?

  •  February 23, 1979 – S.E. Cupp, American author and political commentator
  •  March 14, 1979 – Chris Klein, American actor
  •  April 16, 1979 – Sean Costello, American blues musician (d. 2008)
  •  May 24, 1979 – Frank Mir, American UFC fighter
  •  June 25, 1979 – Hirooki Goto, Japanese professional wrestler
  •  July 18, 1979 – Joey Mercury, American professional wrestler
  •  July 28, 1979 – Lee Minwoo, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
  •  July 30, 1979 – Carlos Arroyo, Puerto Rican basketball player
  •  September 9, 1979 – Nikki DeLoach, American actress and singer
  •  October 15, 1979 – Blue Adams, American Football Player