On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1979

Historical Events

  • Dave Kingman becomes 6th to have a 2nd 3 HR game
  • France performs nuclear Test

Famous Birthdays

  • Birgitta Haukdal, Icelandic singer, born in Húsavík, Iceland
  • Lee Minwoo, Korean singer (Shinhwa), born in Namwon, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Shadwell, English conductor and bandleader (b. 1898)
1979 Highlights

About July 28, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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