On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Columbia flies on Shuttle carrier aircraft to Kennedy Space Center

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard O'Connor, Gaelic Footballer
  • Bianca Lawson, American actress
  • Freema Agyeman, British actress
  • Keven Mealamu, New Zealand rugby player
  • Molly Jenson, American musician
  • Silvia Abascal, Spanish actress

Famous Deaths

  • Mino Pecorelli, Italian journalist, shot dead in Rome at 50