What happened this day in history November 23, 1979

What are the important events that happened on November 23, 1979? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 23, 1979: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 23, 1979 is the 327th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 38 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 10, 1979 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 5,202,720 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 ‘trihectaicosaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $7,308.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Sagittarius 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 23, 1979 Historical Events

  • 1979
    In Dublin, Ireland, Provisional Irish Republican Army member Thomas McMahon is sentenced to life in prison for the assassination of Lord Mountbatten.

Who were born on November 23, 1979?

  • 1979
    Kelly Brook, English actress and model
  • 1979
    Nihat Kahveci, Turkish footballer

Who died on November 23, 1979?

  • 1979
    Judee Sill, American musician and songwriter (b. 1944)
  • 1979
    Merle Oberon, British actress (b. 1911)

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