On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1979

Historical Events

  • 44-kg Newfoundland dog pulls 2293-kg load, Bothell, Washington

Famous Birthdays

  • Claudine Barretto, Filipino actress
  • David Ortega, Spanish freestyle and backstroke swimmer
  • Miklos Feher, Hungarian football player (d. 2004)
1979 Highlights

About July 20, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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