What Happened on February 12, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bakhtiar resigns as prime minister of Iran after losing support of the military
  • Kosmos 1076, 1st Soviet oceanographic satellite, launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Chatman, National Football League runningback
  • Jesse Spencer, Australian actor
  • Matt Mauck, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84