What Happened on December 24, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st Ariane rocket launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Hero, American professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Dirk Uipko Stikker, Dutch CEO (Heineken)/sect-gen NATO, dies at 82
  • Rudi [Rudolf] Dutschke, German student leader, dies at 39