On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1979

Historical Events

  • Algerian ex-president Ben Bella freed

Famous Deaths

  • Lee Wai Tong, Chinese footballer (b. 1905)
1979 Highlights

About July 4, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

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