Today in History for 12th December 1979

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- Gold hits record $462.50 an ounce
- President of Pakistan, Zia-ul-Haq, confers Nishan-e-Imtiaz on Nobel laureate Dr Abdus Salam.
- Rhodesia becomes independent nation of Zimbabwe

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3

- Garrett Atkins, American baseball player
- Nate Clements, American football player
- Sharin Foo, Danish singer and bassist

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