On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1979

Historical Events

  • Rhodesian bishop Muzorewa wins general election

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurentia Tan, Singaporean Paralympic equestrienne, born in Singapore

Famous Deaths

  • John Carroll [Julian LaFaye], American actor (Flying Tigers, Go West), dies from leukaemia at 72
1979 Highlights

About April 24, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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