On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1979

Historical Events

  • Piet Dankert appointed as chairman of European Parliament

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Bentley, American professional wrestler (TNA), born in Clinton, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Ann Dvorak [McKim], American actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface), dies at 67
  • Fulton J Sheen, bishop (Life is Worth Living), dies at 84
1979 Highlights

About December 10, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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