What Happened on November 18, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 29th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ayatollah Khomeini charges US ambassador and embassy with espionage

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini

Famous Deaths

  • Freddie Fitzsimmons, baseball player (b. 1901)