On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1979

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

  • Sultan Yahya Petra, 6th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia (1975-79), dies at 61
1979 Highlights

About March 29, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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