What Happened on August 16, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Stahlman, American rower and coach
  • Monder Rizki, Belgian athlete

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

John Diefenbaker, 13th Prime Minister of Canada (Conservative: 1957-63), dies at 83

13th Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker
13th Prime Minister of Canada
John Diefenbaker