On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1979

Historical Events

Golf Tournament

Canadian Open Women's Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), St. George's CC: Amy Alcott wins by 3 from Nancy Lopez for her first major title

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

Famous Birthdays

  • Karim Essediri, Tunisian footballer
  • Ronald Murray, American basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Todman, American television producer (b. 1916)
  • Herbert Marcuse, German-American communist philosopher (Eros & Civilization), dies at 81
1979 Highlights

About July 29, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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