What happened this day in history April 11, 1979

What are the important events that happened on April 11, 1979? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 11, 1979: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 11, 1979 is the 101st day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 264 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 29, 1979 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 4,877,280 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectahenagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $1,478.10. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Sheep is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 11, 1979 Historical Events

  • 1979
    Ugandan dictator Idi Amin is deposed.

Who were born on April 11, 1979?

  • 1979
    Chris Gaylor, American drummer
  • 1979
    Josh Server, American actor
  • 1979
    Malcolm Christie, English footballer
  • 1979
    María Elena Swett, Chilean actress
  • 1979
    Michel Riesen, Swiss ice hockey player
  • 1979
    Nazanin Afshin-Jam, Canadian beauty pageant winner
  • 1979
    Sebastien Grainger, Canadian musician

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