On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Piet Dankert appointed as chairman of European Parliament

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Bentley, American professional wrestler

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