On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1979

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jane Fonda & 200,000 attend anti-nuke rally in Battery Park, NYC

Actress Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
  • Somali constitution approved by president
  • St Louis MLB legend Lou Brock steals 938th & final base of his career

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryant McKinnie, NFL Offensive Tackle (Minnesota Vikings), born in Woodbury, New Jersey
  • Red, rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ricky Davis, American basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Lacey, actress (October Man, Carnival), dies at 75
1979 Highlights

About September 23, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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