On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1979

Historical Events

Sports History

In NYC 36,211 show up to witness return of Billy Martin as manager of the New York Yankees

  • Mali's constitution goes into effect

Famous Birthdays

  • John Duddy, Northern Irish boxer
  • John Ford, American software engineer
  • Quentin Jammer, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Popenoe, American eugenicist (b. 1888)
1979 Highlights

About June 19, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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