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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 15, 1979 – Don Dunstan resigns as Premier of South Australia, ending a decade of sweeping social liberalisation.
  •  February 22, 1979 – Independence of Saint Lucia from the United Kingdom.
  •  March 5, 1979 – America’s Voyager 1 spacecraft has its closest approach to Jupiter, 172,000 miles.
  •  May 25, 1979 – Six-year-old Etan Patz disappears from the street just two blocks away from his New York City home, prompting an international search for the child, and causing U.S. President Ronald Reagan to designate May 25th as National Missing Children’s Day (in 1983).
  •  June 4, 1979 – Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings takes power in Ghana after a military coup in which General Fred Akuffo is overthrown.
  •  July 25, 1979 – Another section of the Sinai Peninsula is peacefully returned by Israel to Egypt.
  •  September 27, 1979 – The United States Department of Education receives final approval from the U.S. Congress to become the 13th US Cabinet agency.
  •  November 21, 1979 – The United States Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan is attacked by a mob and set on fire, killing four. (see: Foreign relations of Pakistan)
  •  December 5, 1979 – Sonia Johnson is formally excommunicated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for her outspoken criticism of the church concerning the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Who Were Born On 1979?

  •  February 28, 1979 – Michael Bisping, English mixed martial artist
  •  March 22, 1979 – Juan Uribe, Dominican baseball player
  •  August 28, 1979 – Shaila Durcal, Spanish singer
  •  August 31, 1979 – Simon Neil, Scottish singer and guitarist (Biffy Clyro)
  •  September 11, 1979 – Éric Abidal, French footballer
  •  September 19, 1979 – Joel Houston, Australian musician and songwriter
  •  November 29, 1979 – Neal Horgan, Irish footballer
  •  December 5, 1979 – Matteo Ferrari, Italian footballer
  •  December 28, 1979 – Bill Hall, American baseball player
  •  December 29, 1979 – Diego Luna, Mexican actor