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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 18, 1979 – Snow falls in the Sahara Desert in southern Algeria for the only time in recorded history.
  •  March 17, 1979 – The Penmanshiel Tunnel collapses during engineering works, killing two workers.
  •  March 26, 1979 – Anwar al-Sadat, Menachem Begin and Jimmy Carter sign the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty in Washington, D.C.
  •  June 9, 1979 – The Ghost Train Fire at Luna Park Sydney (New South Wales, Australia) kills seven.
  •  September 12, 1979 – Indonesia is hit with an earthquake that measures 8.1 on the Richter scale.
  •  October 12, 1979 – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the first of five books in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy comedy science fiction series by Douglas Adams is published.
  •  November 3, 1979 – Greensboro massacre: Five members of the Communist Workers Party are shot dead and seven are wounded by a group of Klansmen and neo-Nazis during a “Death to the Klan” rally in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.
  •  November 15, 1979 – A package from the Unabomber Ted Kaczynski begins smoking in the cargo hold of a flight from Chicago to Washington, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.
  •  November 28, 1979 – Air New Zealand Flight 901, a DC-10 operated sightseeing flight over Antarctica, crashes into Mount Erebus, killing all 257 people on board.

Who Were Born On 1979?

  •  January 8, 1979 – Stipe Pletikosa, Croatian footballer
  •  April 12, 1979 – Cristian Ranalli, Italian footballer
  •  July 21, 1979 – David Carr, American football player
  •  July 24, 1979 – Valerio Scassellati, Italian racing driver
  •  July 26, 1979 – Mageina Tovah, American actress
  •  August 10, 1979 – Yannick Schroeder, French racing driver
  •  October 6, 1979 – David Di Tommaso, French footballer (d. 2005)
  •  November 6, 1979 – Adam LaRoche, American baseball player
  •  December 15, 1979 – Adam Brody, American actor
  •  December 25, 1979 – Hyun Young-Min, South Korean footballer