On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1979

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Cavaliers retire jersey # 7, Bingo Smith

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay DeMerit, American soccer defender (25 caps; Watford, Vancouver Whitecaps FC), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Liza Minnelli's 3rd marriage (Mark Gero)

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Karnes, actor (Max-The Lawless Years), dies at 62
1979 Highlights

About December 4, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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