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 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- February 15, 1979 – Don Dunstan resigns as Premier of South Australia, ending a decade of sweeping social liberalisation.
- March 14, 1979 – In China, a Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, killing at least 200.
- March 19, 1979 – The United States House of Representatives begins broadcasting its day-to-day business via the cable television network C-SPAN.
- March 25, 1979 – The first fully functional Space Shuttle orbiter, Columbia, is delivered to the John F. Kennedy Space Center to be prepared for its first launch.
- July 25, 1979 – Another section of the Sinai Peninsula is peacefully returned by Israel to Egypt.
- August 21, 1979 – Soviet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the United States.
- August 29, 1979 – Jeffrey R. MacDonald is convicted of the 1970 murders of his then-pregnant wife and two daughters.
- October 14, 1979 – The first Gay Rights March on Washington, D.C., the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, demands “an end to all social, economic, judicial, and legal oppression of lesbian and gay people”, and draws 200,000 people.
- December 10, 1979 – Kaohsiung Incident: Taiwanese pro-democracy demonstrations are suppressed by the KMT dictatorship, and organizers are arrested.
Who Were Born On 1979?
- January 7, 1979 – Bipasha Basu, Indian actress and singer
- January 20, 1979 – Shang Yi, Chinese footballer
- February 28, 1979 – Ivo Karlović, Croatian tennis player
- April 5, 1979 – Dante Wesley, American football player
- May 14, 1979 – Carlos Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer
- June 18, 1979 – Ivana Wong, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress
- July 19, 1979 – Michelle Heaton, English singer and actress (Liberty X)
- July 20, 1979 – David Ortega, Spanish swimmer
- November 29, 1979 – The Game, American rapper, producer, and actor (G-Unit)