On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1979

Historical Events

  • Debbie Boone & Gabriel Ferrer wed in LA
  • LA Court orders Clayton Moore to stop wearing Lone Ranger mask
  • Pioneer 11 makes 1st fly-by of Saturn, discovers new moon, rings

Famous Birthdays

  • James O'Connor, Irish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Doris Kenyon, American silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), dies at 81
1979 Highlights

About September 1, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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