What Happened on November 18, 1979

Historical Events

Sports History

29th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins

Event of Interest

Ayatollah Khomeini charges US ambassador and embassy with espionage

Famous Deaths

  • Freddie Fitzsimmons, American baseball pitcher (MLB record career double plays [79] 1938-64) and manager (Philadelphia Phillies), dies of a heart attack at 78

About November 18, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

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