On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1979

Historical Events

  • European Monetary System is established, ECU created
  • Gairy dictatorship in Grenada overthrown by New Jewel Movement

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Isle's Mike Bossy's 5th career hat trick

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

Famous Birthdays

  • Cedric Van Branteghem, Belgian athlete, born in Ghent, Belgium
  • Johan Santana, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Tovar Municipality, Mérida, Venezuela
  • Spanky G [Michael Guthier], American musician (Bloodhound Gang), born in Souderton, Pennsylvania
1979 Highlights

About March 13, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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