On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1979

Historical Events

  • Tony Franklin of Philadelphia Eagles kicks 59-yard field goal
  • US President Carter announces a halts to Iranian oil imports & freezes Iranian assets

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Maggette, American professional basketball player, born in Melrose Park, Illinois
  • Cote de Pablo, Chilean American actress (NCIS), born in Santiago, Chile
  • Lucas Glover, American golfer (US Open 2009), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Matt Cappotelli, American professional wrestler, born in Caledonia, New York
1979 Highlights

About November 12, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Veterans Day (United States)

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