On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1979

Historical Events

  • Soyuz 33 returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestClaire Danes

Claire Danes, American actress (Angela-My So Called Life, Romeo & Juliet), born in NYC, New York

Actress Claire Danes
Claire Danes
  • Elena Grosheva, Russian gymnast (Olympic 1996), born in Yaroslavl, Russia
  • Jennifer Morrison, American actress (Once Upon a Time, House), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jordan De Jong, American baseball player, born in Orange City, Iowa
  • Mateja Kežman, Serbian footballer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Paul Nicholls, English actor (EastEnders), born in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
1979 Highlights

About April 12, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries