February 18, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • -52°F (-47°C), Old Forge, New York (state record)
  • 21st Daytona 500: Richard Petty wins (143.977 MPH)
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-202
  • Pres Zia ur-Rahmans National Party wins elections in Bangladesh
  • Snow falls in Sahara Desert