What happened this day in history December 11, 1979

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

December 11, 1979: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 11, 1979 is the 345th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 20 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 28, 1979 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 5,228,640 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 ‘trihectatetracontapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $1,474.10. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx 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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Who were born on December 11, 1979?

  • 1979
    Rider Strong, American actor

Who died on December 11, 1979?

  • 1979
    James J. Gibson, American perceptual psychologist (b. 1904)

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