Historical Events on October 6, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Harry Drake set long distance footbow shot record of 2,006 yds 1'9"
  • MLB American League Championship: Baltimore Orioles beat California Angels, 3 games to 1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II is 1st Pope to visit White House in Washington, D.C.

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II