On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1979

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Calif's Nolan Ryan and Boston's Steve Renko each lose no-hitters in 9th

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan

Music releaseMusic Single

George Harrison releases single "Faster"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Bellamy, Welsh soccer forward (78 caps; Newcastle United, Norwich City, Manchester City), born in Cardiff, Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Corine Griffith, dies at 84
1979 Highlights

About July 13, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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