On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1979

Historical Events

  • Lou Brock, is 14th MLB player to get 3,000 hits

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Patterson, American baseball player, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Román Colón, Dominican baseball player, born in Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
  • Taizō Sugimura, Japanese politician, born in Asahikawa, Hokkaidō
1979 Highlights

About August 13, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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