What Happened on January 18, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Peter Jenkins finishes "A Walk Across America" at Florence, Oregon

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Gionta, American ice hockey player
  • Jay Chou, Taiwanese singer and producer
  • Kenyatta Jones, American football player, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Leo Varadkar, Irish politician, Prime Minister (2017-), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Paulo Ferreira, Portuguese footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82