On This Day

Birthdays in History in January 1979

  • Jan 3 Francesco Bellissimo, Italian mangaka
  • Jan 8 Sequoyah, chimpanzee (son of Washoe)
  • Jan 11 Henry Shefflin, Irish hurler, born in Waterford, Ireland
  • Jan 14 John Reuben, American hip hop artist, born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Jan 18 Leo Varadkar, Irish politician (Prime Minister, 2017-), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jan 29 Christina Koch, American NASA astronaut (Soyuz MS-12), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Jan 31 Daniel Tammet, British writer & autistic savant, born in Barking, London

About January 1979

How Old? 42 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse (Jan 1 - Jan 27), Goat/Sheep (Jan 28 - Jan 31)
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)