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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 8, 1979 – The tanker Betelgeuse explodes in Bantry Bay, Ireland.
  •  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 18, 1979 – Snow falls in the Sahara Desert in southern Algeria for the only time in recorded history.
  •  April 4, 1979 – The 2nd Congress of the Communist Youth of Greece starts.
  •  June 9, 1979 – The Ghost Train Fire at Luna Park Sydney (New South Wales, Australia) kills seven.
  •  June 18, 1979 – SALT II is signed by the United States and the Soviet Union.
  •  October 17, 1979 – Mother Teresa awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
  •  November 9, 1979 – Nuclear false alarm: the NORAD computers and the Alternate National Military Command Center in Fort Ritchie, Maryland detected purported massive Soviet nuclear strike. After reviewing the raw data from satellites and checking the early warning radars, the alert is cancelled.
  •  November 10, 1979 – A 106-car Canadian Pacific freight train carrying explosive and poisonous chemicals from Windsor, Ontario, Canada derails in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada just west of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, causing a massive explosion and the largest peacetime evacuation in Canadian history and one of the largest in North American history.

Who Were Born On 1979?

  •  January 29, 1979 – Joseph Todd, Arena Football League player
  •  February 9, 1979 – Zhang Ziyi, Chinese actress
  •  February 17, 1979 – Dee, Puerto Rican pornographic actress
  •  February 28, 1979 – Primož Peterka, Slovenian ski jumper
  •  April 3, 1979 – Grégoire, French singer-songwriter
  •  April 9, 1979 – Katsuni, French pornographic actress
  •  April 26, 1979 – Ariane Moffatt, Canadian singer and songwriter
  •  June 28, 1979 – Randy McMichael, American football player
  •  September 22, 1979 – Emilie Autumn, American singer and musician
  •  December 4, 1979 – Jay DeMerit, American soccer player