On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Winterland Rock Concert Hall in San Francisco closes after 556 concerts

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Bryar, American drummer (My Chemical Romance, Gerardolopoly), born in Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Elaine Cassidy, Irish actress, born in Raheny, Republic of Ireland