On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Mets win a protested game against Astros, 5-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Whitney, 800m freestyle relay (Olympics 1996), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Kelis Rogers-Jones, American singer (Milkshake), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe Meazza, Italian footballer, dies at 68