On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1979

Historical Events

Sports History

Billy Martin fired as Yankee manager (2nd time)

Famous Deaths

  • Ramon "Tiki" Fulwood, American funk drummer (Parliament-Funkadelic; Miles Davis), dies of stomach cancer at 35
1979 Highlights

About October 29, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

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