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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.
  •  February 17, 1979 – The Sino-Vietnamese War begins.
  •  February 18, 1979 – Snow falls in the Sahara Desert in southern Algeria for the only time in recorded history.
  •  June 12, 1979 – Bryan Allen wins the second Kremer prize for a man powered flight across the English Channel in the Gossamer Albatross.
  •  September 1, 1979 – The American space probe Pioneer 11 becomes the first spacecraft to visit Saturn when it passes the planet at a distance of 21000 km.
  •  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.
  •  December 4, 1979 – The Hastie fire in Hull, kills three schoolboys and eventually leads police to arrest Bruce George Peter Lee.
  •  December 13, 1979 – The Canadian Government of Prime Minister Joe Clark is defeated in the House of Commons, prompting the 1980 Canadian election.
  •  December 23, 1979 – Soviet war in Afghanistan: Soviet forces occupy Kabul, the Afghan capital.

Who Were Born On 1979?

  •  January 7, 1979 – Mariangel Ruiz, Venezuelan actress and model
  •  February 22, 1979 – Brett Emerton, Australian footballer
  •  March 6, 1979 – Tim Howard, American soccer player
  •  March 15, 1979 – Kevin Youkilis, American baseball player
  •  June 26, 1979 – Ryan Tedder, American musician
  •  August 8, 1979 – Dan Smith, English musician (Noisettes)
  •  September 16, 1979 – Bobby Korecky, American baseball player
  •  November 2, 1979 – Julie Lund, Danish actress
  •  November 5, 1979 – David Suazo, Honduran footballer
  •  November 13, 1979 – Metta World Peace, American basketball player