On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1979

Historical Events

AgreementContract of Interest

Astros sign Nolan Ryan, to record 4 year, $4.5 million contract

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Chuck Berry released from prison on income tax evasion

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Jenkins, American director and writer (Medicine for Melancholy, Moonlight), born in Miami, Florida
  • John-Ford Griffin, American baseball player
  • Keith Buckley - American singer (Every Time I Die)
  • Larry Johnson, American football player
  • Leam Richardson, English soccer player
  • Ryan Howard, American baseball player
1979 Highlights

About November 19, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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