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 25, 1979 – Pope John Paul II starts his first official papal visits outside Italy to The Bahamas, Dominican Republic and Mexico.
- January 28, 1979 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- May 3, 1979 – After the general election, Margaret Thatcher forms her first government as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
- July 19, 1979 – The Sandinista rebels overthrow the government of the Somoza family in Nicaragua.
- September 14, 1979 – Afghan President Nur Muhammad Taraki is assassinated upon the order of Hafizullah Amin, who becomes the new president.
- October 2, 1979 – Pope John Paul II denounces all forms of concentration camps and torture while speaking at the U.N. in New York City.
- November 4, 1979 – Iran hostage crisis: A mob of Iranians, mostly students, overruns the US embassy in Tehran and takes 90 hostages (53 of whom are American).
- November 16, 1979 – The first line of Bucharest Metro (Line M1) is opened from Timpuri Noi to Semănătoarea in Bucharest, Romania.
- November 28, 1979 – Air New Zealand Flight 901, a DC-10 sightseeing flight over Antarctica, crashes into Mount Erebus, killing all 257 people on board.
- December 12, 1979 – President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq confers Nishan-e-Imtiaz on Nobel laureate Dr Abdus Salam.
Who Were Born On 1979?
- January 16, 1979 – Brenden Morrow, Canadian ice hockey player
- March 14, 1979 – Chris Klein, American actor
- March 20, 1979 – Keven Mealamu, New Zealand rugby player
- April 9, 1979 – Keith Nobbs, American actor
- April 22, 1979 – Daniel Johns, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Silverchair and The Dissociatives)
- June 12, 1979 – Dallas Clark, American football player
- July 24, 1979 – Jerrod Niemann, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- September 4, 1979 – MC Mong, South Korean rapper, producer, and actor
- September 7, 1979 – Paul Mara, American ice hockey player
- October 31, 1979 – Ricardo Fuller, Jamaican footballer