What happened this day in history March 19, 1979

What are the important events that happened on March 19, 1979? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 19, 1979: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 19, 1979 is the 78th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 287 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 6, 1979 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 80,736 hours 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 ‘heptacontaoctagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $7,659.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade 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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March 19, 1979 Historical Events

  • 1979
    The United States House of Representatives begins broadcasting its day-to-day business via the cable television network C-SPAN.

Who were born on March 19, 1979?

  • 1979
    Christos Patsatzoglou, Greek footballer
  • 1979
    Hedo Türkoğlu, Turkish basketball player
  • 1979
    Hee-Seop Choi, Korean baseball player
  • 1979
    Ivan Ljubičić, Croatian tennis player
  • 1979
    Sheldon Brown, American football player

Who died on March 19, 1979?

  • 1979
    Richard Beckinsale, English actor (b. 1947)

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