On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1979

Historical Events

Sports History

Billy Martin becomes Yankee manager (2nd time), replacing Bob Lemon

  • Sri Lanka beat India by 47 runs in Cricket World Cup upset

Treaty of Interest

US President Carter and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev sign SALT II treaty limiting nuclear weapons


1979 Highlights

About June 18, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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