What Happened on September 3, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Hurricane David, a strong Atlantic storm kills over 1,000
  • Iran army conquers Mahabad

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 14th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $30,000,000

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

Famous Birthdays

  • Tomo Miličević, Croatian-born American musician (30 Seconds to Mars)