What happened this day in history November 21, 1979

What are the important events that happened on November 21, 1979? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 21, 1979: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 21, 1979 is the 325th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 40 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 8, 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, 5,199,840 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 ‘trihectaicosapentagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $12,415.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl 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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November 21, 1979 Historical Events

  • 1979
    The United States Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan is attacked by a mob and set on fire, killing four. (see: Foreign relations of Pakistan)

Who were born on November 21, 1979?

  • 1979
    Alex Tanguay, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1979
    Kim Dong Wan, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
  • 1979
    Stromile Swift, American basketball player
  • 1979
    Vincenzo Iaquinta, Italian footballer

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