What Happened on October 15, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st Monday night game from NYC, Jets beat Vikings 14-7 (Shea Stad)
  • Chinese premier Hwa Kwofeng visits Paris
  • Military coup in El Salvador: president/general Carlos Romero flees

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Knicks retire 2nd number, # 10, Walt Frazier

Basketball Player Walt Frazier
Basketball Player
Walt Frazier

Famous Birthdays

  • Blue Adams, American Football Player
  • Mahana Ka'ahumanu Walters, Miss Hawaii Teen USA (3rd-1997)
  • Māris Verpakovskis, Latvian football player
  • Paul Robinson, English football player