On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1979

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Larry Holmes TKOs Earnie Shavers in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes

Famous Birthdays

  • Anndi Lynn McAfee, actress (Ice Cream Man, Conagher)
  • Bam Margera, American skateboarder
1979 Highlights

About September 28, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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