On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1979

Historical Events

  • Dick Howser (best Yank mngr win-lost pct .636) replaces Billy Martin
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Aki Hakala, Finnish rock drummer (The Rasmus), born in Espoo, Finland
  • Martin ┼ákoula, Czech ice hockey player
1979 Highlights

About October 28, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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