On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1979

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chuck Berry sentenced to 4 months for $200,000 in tax evasion

Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Chuck Berry
Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Chuck Berry

Famous Birthdays

  • Mvondo Atangana, Cameroon footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Fiedler, orchestra leader (Boston Pops), dies at 84
1979 Highlights

About July 10, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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