On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1979

Historical Events

  • Highest price ever paid for a pig, $42,500, Stamford, Texas
  • War between North & South Yemen begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse Billauer, American quadriplegic surfer

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

NBA player Bill Walton (26) weds Susan Guth

NBA Center and Television Sportscaster Bill Walton
NBA Center and Television Sportscaster
Bill Walton
1979 Highlights

About February 24, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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