On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1979

Historical Events

  • Rock group, Emerson, Lake & Palmer break up
  • Togo adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Fl├ívio, Angolan footballer

Famous Deaths

Person of interestRichard Rodgers

Richard Rodgers, American composer (Rodgers & Hammerstein), dies at 77

Composer Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodgers

1979 Highlights

About December 30, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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