On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • CompuServe began operation as 1st computer information service
  • Ghana adopts constitution

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pete Rose reaches 200 hits in a season for 10th time

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Russian ice skaters Protopopov & Beloussova ask for asylum in Switzerland
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Fábio Aurélio, Brazilian footballer
  • Justin Bruening, American actor
  • Ross Mathews, American television personality and comedian