On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Theodore Coombs completes 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC & back to Yates Center, Ks
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse Marunde, American Strongman athlete (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond Loucheur, composer, dies at 80