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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 14, 1979 – In Kabul, Setami Milli militants kidnap the American ambassador to Afghanistan, Adolph Dubs who is later killed during a gunfight between his kidnappers and police.
  •  April 10, 1979 – Red River Valley Tornado Outbreak: A tornado lands in Wichita Falls, Texas killing 42 people.
  •  July 17, 1979 – Nicaraguan president General Anastasio Somoza Debayle resigns and flees to Miami, Florida.
  •  July 19, 1979 – The Sandinista rebels overthrow the government of the Somoza family in Nicaragua.
  •  August 7, 1979 – Several tornadoes struck the city of Woodstock, Ontario, Canada and the surrounding communities.
  •  October 12, 1979 – The lowest recorded non-tornadic atmospheric pressure, 87.0 kPa (870 mbar or 25.69 inHg), occurred in the Western Pacific during Typhoon Tip.
  •  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 20, 1979 – Grand Mosque Seizure: About 200 Sunni Muslims revolt in Saudi Arabia at the site of the Kaaba in Mecca during the pilgrimage and take about 6000 hostages. The Saudi government receives help from French special forces to put down the uprising.
  •  December 16, 1979 – Libya joins four other OPEC nations in raising crude oil prices, having an immediate dramatic effect on the United States.

Who Were Born On 1979?

  •  January 27, 1979 – Liesbet Van Breedam, Belgian beach volleyball player
  •  April 30, 1979 – Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer
  •  May 15, 1979 – Chris Masoe, New Zealander rugby player
  •  June 17, 1979 – Young Maylay, American Rapper
  •  July 22, 1979 – James Mason, British professional wrestler
  •  August 7, 1979 – Eric Johnson, American actor
  •  September 24, 1979 – Fábio Aurélio, Brazilian footballer
  •  October 1, 1979 – Gilberto Martínez, Costa Rican footballer
  •  October 8, 1979 – Gregori Chad Petree, American musician (Shiny Toy Guns)
  •  October 20, 1979 – Paul O'Connell, Irish rugby union player