On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1979

Historical Events

  • LA's Hillside Strangler, Kenneth Bianchi, arrested in Bellingham
  • Record blizzard strikes the US midwest killing over 100

Famous Birthdays

  • Grzegorz Rasiak, Polish footballer, born in Szczecin, Poland
  • Jenny Schmidgall, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
1979 Highlights

About January 12, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn