On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1979

Historical Events

  • Bolshoi Ballet dancers Leonid & Valentina Kozlov defect
  • Steven Lachs, appointed as California's first openly gay judge
  • The Who opens NYC concerts at Madison Square Garden

Famous Birthdays

  • Alison Lohman, American actress, born in Palm Springs, California
  • Daniel Aranzubia, Spanish footballer, born in LogroƱo, Spain
1979 Highlights

About September 18, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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