On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1979

Historical Events

Music Concert

The Rolling Stones play two benefit concerts for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, in Oshawa, Ontario; performance part of guitarist Keith Richards’ sentence for heroin conviction on heroin charges

Famous Birthdays

Daniel Johns

Daniel Johns, Australian musician (Silverchair - "Freak"), born in Newcastle, New South Wales

  • Zoltan Gera, Hungarian footballer
1979 Highlights

About April 22, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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