On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1979

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ayatollah Khomeini takes over in Iran

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Lamar Odom, American basketball player, born in South Jamaica, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Chick Evans, American golfer (US Open 1916), dies at 89
1979 Highlights

About November 6, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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