What Happened on March 7, 1979

Historical Events

  • Baseball exhibition season opens with semi-pro & amateur umpires
  • Warren Giles and Hack Wilson selected for the Baseball Hall of Fame
1979 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Lisa Batiashvili, Georgian-German concert violinist, born in Tblisi, Georgian SSR
  • Ricardo Rossell√≥, Puerto Rican politician, Governor of Puerto Rico (2017-), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Born in 1979

Famous Deaths

  • Guiomar Novaes, Barzilain concert pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit), dies at 84
  • Klaus Egge, Norwegian composer (Fanitullen), dies at 72

About March 7, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
  • UK #1 Song: Tragedy - Bee Gees