On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1979

Historical Events

  • Ex-premier Pol Jar flees out of Cambodia

Famous Birthdays

  • Timo Hildebrand, German footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Eugène Gabritschevsky, Russian biologist and artist (b. 1893)
1979 Highlights

About April 5, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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