On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1979

Historical Events

  • Five people mortally wounded during anti-Ku Klux Klan demonstration in NC
  • Moroccan offensive against Polisario Front

Famous Birthdays

  • Pablo Aimar, Argentine soccer midfielder (52 caps; Valencia, Benfica), born in Río Cuarto, Argentina
  • Tim McIlrath, American punk-metal guitarist (Rise Against; The Killing Tree), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
1979 Highlights

About November 3, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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