On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1979

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
1979 Highlights

About August 21, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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