On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1979

Historical Events

  • Sji'ieten occupies great mosque of Mecca, 100s killed
  • US's 1st artificial blood transfusion occurs at University of Minnesota Hospital

Famous Birthdays

  • Ericson Alexander Molano, Colombian gospel singer, born in Pereira, Colombia
  • Maree Bowden, New Zealand netball player (15 caps, Silver Ferns), born in Clyde, New Zealand
1979 Highlights

About November 20, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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