What Happened on August 21, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Mets win a protested game against Astros, 5-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Aiesha Lee Hendrick, Miss New York Teen USA (1996)
  • Ashley Whitney, 800m freestyle relay (Olympics-96), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Kelis Rogers-Jones, American singer (Milkshake), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe Meazza, Italian footballer, dies at 68