What Happened on April 5, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Balt manager Earl Weaver wins his 1,000th game as a skipper
  • Ex-premier Pol Jar flees out of Cambodia

Famous Birthdays

  • Timo Hildebrand, German footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Eugène Gabritschevsky, Russian biologist and artist (b. 1893)