Historical Events on June 12, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Bryan Allen flew man-powered Gossamer Albatross over English Channel in a human-powered aircraft; flight took 2 hrs, 49 min
  • Kevin St Onge throws a playing card a record 185'
  • Opening ceremony at Cambridge Buddhist Association meditation in Boston
  • Sanista occupies parts of Managua

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tigers fire manager Les Moss, hiring Sparky Anderson

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson