What Happened on December 21, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Gary Unger plays in record 914th consecutive NHL game
  • New constitution for Zimbabwe agreed
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Tuva Novotny, Swedish actress and singer

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Anderson, cricketer (Test for NZ 1946, scored five & one), dies