On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Tammet, British writer & autistic savant, born in Barking, London

Famous Deaths

  • Grant Green, American jazz guitarist, dies of a heart attack at 43
1979 Highlights

About January 31, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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