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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 11, 1979 – Islamic revolution of Iran establishes an Islamic theocracy under the leadership of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
  •  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.
  •  March 28, 1979 – Operators of Three Mile Island’s Unit 2 nuclear reactor outside of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania fail to recognize that a relief valve in the primary coolant system has stuck open following an unexpected shutdown. As a result, enough coolant drains out of the system to allow the core to overheat and partially melt down.
  •  May 21, 1979 – White Night riots in San Francisco following the manslaughter conviction of Dan White for the assassinations of George Moscone and Harvey Milk.
  •  June 20, 1979 – ABC News correspondent Bill Stewart is shot dead by a Nicaraguan soldier under the regime of Anastasio Somoza Debayle. The murder is caught on tape and sparks an international outcry against the regime.
  •  July 12, 1979 – The island nation of Kiribati becomes independent from Great Britain.
  •  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.

Who Were Born On 1979?

  •  January 16, 1979 – Jason Ward, Canadian ice hockey player
  •  January 20, 1979 – Shang Yi, Chinese footballer
  •  February 26, 1979 – Pedro Mendes, Portuguese footballer
  •  March 12, 1979 – Nidia Guenard, American wrestler
  •  April 18, 1979 – Michael Bradley, American basketball player
  •  June 19, 1979 – Moonika Aava, Estonian javelin thrower
  •  July 10, 1979 – Mvondo Atangana, Cameroon footballer
  •  July 19, 1979 – Rick Ankiel, American baseball player
  •  October 5, 1979 – Curtis Sanford, Canadian ice hockey player
  •  November 24, 1979 – Becca Barlow, American guitarist (BarlowGirl)