On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Tatyana M Ali, actress (Sesame St, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51
  • Mabel Taliaferro, actress (My Love Come Back), dies at 91