On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1979

Historical Events

  • Iran government of Bazargan resigns

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini describes the United States as "The Great Satan" amid accusations of imperialism and the sponsoring of corruption

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini

Famous Birthdays

  • Mihalis Hatzigiannis, Greek-Cypriot songwriter and singer, born in Nicosia, Cyprus

Famous Deaths

  • Al Capp, US cartoonist (Li'l Abner), dies at 70
1979 Highlights

About November 5, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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