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Historical Events Happened In 1979

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Jan 01   International Year of the Child begins on this day in history.  

Jan 01   US & China (People's Republic) begin diplomatic relations in the year 1979.  

Jan 02   Sid Vicious' trial for murder of girlfriend Nancy Spingen begins on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   An out-of-court settlement awards $675,000 to the victims of the Kent State massacre of 1970 (made famous by the CSNY song Ohio) on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack  

Jan 05   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 in the year 1979.  

Jan 05   Jazz bassist Charles Mingus dies of a heart attack at age 56 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history vietnamese forces capture Phnom Penh from Khmer Rouge  

Jan 07   In the year 1979 zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 08   On this day in history 512 die as oil tanker Bantry Bay blows up  

Jan 08   In the year 1979 argentina & Chile sign Beagle Canal accord  

Jan 08   In the year 1979 today Show gets a new theme song  

Jan 08   Vietnamese troops overtook Khmer Rouge & occupy Phnom Penh in the year 1979.  

Jan 09   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to WS Merwin  

Jan 09   K-Mart pulls Steve Martin's "Let's Get Small" for being in "bad taste" in the year 1979.  

Jan 09   Supreme Court strikes down (6-3) PA law requiring doctors performing an abortion to try to preserve lives of potentially viable fetuses on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1979 entertainer of the Year Awards  

Jan 11   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 in the year 1979.  

Jan 12   In the year 1979 6th American Music Award Barry Manilow, Linda Ronstadt win  

Jan 12   On this day in history los Angeles's Hillside Strangler, Kenneth Bianchi, arrested in Bellingham  

Jan 12   On this day in history record blizzard struck midwest killing over 100  

Jan 13   Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 in the year 1979.  

Jan 13   In the year 1979 yMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song  

Jan 14   President Carter proposes Martin Luther King's birthday be a holiday on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1979 fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 16   Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran flees Iran for Egypt on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history the ruler of Iran, the Shah, leaves his country  

Jan 17   On this day in history shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees Iran  

Jan 17   USSR performs underground nuclear test in the year 1979.  

Jan 18   In the year 1979 cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82  

Jan 19   On this day in history john N Mitchell (former AG) released on parole from federal prison  

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Famous Birthdays In 1979

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   Jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5) was born in the year 1979.  

Apr 21   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born in the year 1979.  

Apr 28   On this day in history birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  

Apr 30   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born in the year 1979.  

May 07   In the year 1979 birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born in the year 1979.  

May 19   Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer was born in the year 1979.  

May 19   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born in the year 1979.  

Famous Deaths In 1979

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 in the year 1979.  

Jan 04   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack  

Jan 05   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 in the year 1979.  

Jan 07   On this day in history zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 09   In the year 1979 avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 11   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history death of donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)