On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Andrew Hilditch given out handled the ball v Pakistan at WACA
  • Caryl Churchill's "Cloud Nine" premieres in London
  • Delhi beats Karnataka by 399 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
  • Last day of Test cricket for Pakistani cricketer Mushtaq Mohammad

Famous Deaths

  • Melville Cooper, English TV panelist (I Got a Secret), dies at 82
  • Sultan Yahya Petra, 6th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia (1975-79), dies at 61