The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2029. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1979
- January 28, 1979 – CBS News Sunday Morning debuts with original host and cocreator Charles Kuralt.
- February 7, 1979 – Pluto moves inside Neptune’s orbit for the first time since either was discovered.
- April 6, 1979 – Student protests break out in Nepal.
- June 20, 1979 – ABC News correspondent Bill Stewart is shot dead by a Nicaraguan soldier under the regime of Anastasio Somoza Debayle. The murder is caught on tape and sparks an international outcry against the regime.
- July 19, 1979 – The Sandinista rebels overthrow the government of the Somoza family in Nicaragua.
- September 12, 1979 – Indonesia is hit with an earthquake that measures 8.1 on the Richter scale.
- September 24, 1979 – CompuServe launches the first consumer internet service, which features the first public electronic mail service.
- December 3, 1979 – Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini becomes the first Supreme Leader of Iran.
- December 12, 1979 – The unrecognised state of Zimbabwe-Rhodesia returns to British control and resumes using the name Southern Rhodesia.
Who Were Born On 1979?
- January 12, 1979 – Marián Hossa, Slovak ice hockey player
- March 10, 1979 – Edi Gathegi, Kenyan-American actor
- April 11, 1979 – Nazanin Afshin-Jam, Iranian-Canadian model, singer, and activist, Miss World Canada 2003
- April 23, 1979 – Jaime King, American actress, director, producer, and screenwriter
- May 26, 1979 – Elisabeth Harnois, American actress
- June 28, 1979 – Jeanette Aw, Singaporean actress, singer, and dancer
- June 30, 1979 – Faisal Shahzad, Pakistani-American terrorist, attempted the Times Square bombing
- August 7, 1979 – Eric Johnson, American actor, director, and screenwriter
- September 17, 1979 – Akin Ayodele, American football player
- November 14, 1979 – Miguel Sabah, Mexican footballer