On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1979

Historical Events

  • Hurricane David, a strong Atlantic storm kills over 1,000
  • Iran army conquers Mahabad


Jerry Lewis' 14th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $30,000,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Tomo Miličević, Croatian-born American musician (30 Seconds to Mars), born in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
1979 Highlights

About September 3, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

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