On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Evita" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 1568 performances
  • California Angels win their 1st NL West pennant

Famous Deaths

  • Tapio Rautavaara, Finnish athlete, actor, and singer (Me tulemme taas, Rion yƶ), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 64