On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1979

Historical Events

  • Geoff Boycott scores cricket century in a limited-over international

Famous Birthdays

  • Rider Strong, American actor, writer and director (Boy Meets World), born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

  • Claire Carleton, American actress (Alice-Cimarron City), dies at 66
  • James J. Gibson, American perceptual psychologist (b. 1904)
1979 Highlights

About December 11, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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