On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Cub reliever Bruce Sutter wins NL Cy Young Award

Famous Birthdays

  • Barney Harwood, CBBC presenter
  • Danny Fonseca, Costa Rican soccer midfielder (28 caps; Cartagin├ęs 537 games), born in Cartago, Costa Rica
  • Joey Ryan, American professional wrestler
  • Jon Peter Lewis, American singer
  • Mike Commodore, American professional hockey player
  • Will Demps, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Amedeo Nazzari, Italian actor (The Nights of Cabiria, Chains, Lure of Sila), dies from cardiac arrest at 71
  • Paolo Carlini, Italian actor (It Started in Naples), dies at 53