On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1979

Historical Events

  • Formation of Guardian Angels crime fighters in New York City
  • Washington State's Hood Canal Bridge breaks up in windstorm

Famous Birthdays

  • Anders Behring Breivik, Norwegian terrorist, born in Oslo, Norway
  • Mena Suvari, American actress, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Rafael Márquez, Mexican footballer, born in Zamora, Mexico
1979 Highlights

About February 13, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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