On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Owen, English footballer (Liverpool, Arsenal), born in Chester, England
  • Sophie Monk, Australian actress, singer, and model, born in London

Famous Deaths

  • Nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, cricketer (2 Tests for India, avg 205), dies