On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1979

Historical Events

  • 20th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Tennessee beats Kentucky, 75-69
  • 26th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: North Carolina beats Duke, 71-63

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Zane, English comedian
  • Patrick Renna, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Creavy, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1931), dies of a heart attack at 68
1979 Highlights

About March 3, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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