On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Sri Lanka beat Canada by 60 runs to win the 1st ICC Trophy

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestChris Pratt

Chris Pratt, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World,), born in Virginia, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Angus Maclise, American mystic, shaman, musician, and composer (b. 1938)
  • Julian Orchard, actor (Perfect Friday, Bless this House), dies at 49