On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1979

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Music Single

George Harrison releases single "Faster"

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? 42 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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