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What Happened on April 20, 1979

Historical Events


USAJimmy Carter Attacked by a Rabbit

President Jimmy Carter is attacked by a swamp rabbit which swam up to his fishing boat in Plains, Georgia

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Jimmy Carter shoos away the infamous rabbit as he goes fishing in his hometown in Georgia
Jimmy Carter shoos away the infamous rabbit as he goes fishing in his hometown in Georgia
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Famous Deaths

  • Peter Donald, British-born American actor and radio host dubbed "one of radio's great dialecticians" (Masquerade Party), dies at 60
1979 Highlights

About April 20, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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