Home Events & Holidays Famous Birthdays Famous Deaths Famous Quotes History Calendar Add Your Events

 

Share This Page

Share This Page With Your Friends Via
 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

  • Day of Mourning (Panama)
  • Las Posadas (9 days) (Mexico)
  • Louisiana Purchase Day (United States of America)
  • View All »
 

Poll

  • Which is the most celebrated festival/ event around the world?
    Christmas
    New Year's Day
    Valentine's Day
 

Latest Events Listers

 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Sponsors

 

Historical Events Happened In 1979

Saturday, 20 December 2014

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

Jan 01   In the year 1979 uS & China (People's Republic) begin diplomatic relations  

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   In the year 1979 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).  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Vietnamese forces capture Phnom Penh from Khmer Rouge in the year 1979.  

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

Jan 09   Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to WS Merwin on this day in history.  

Jan 09   K-Mart pulls Steve Martin's "Let's Get Small" for being in "bad taste" on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   Entertainer of the Year Awards in the year 1979.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   Record blizzard struck midwest killing over 100 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1979 charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam  

Jan 13   Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   Fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1979.  

Jan 16   On this day in history shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran flees Iran for Egypt  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1979 shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees Iran  

Jan 17   USSR performs underground nuclear test on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1979.  

Jan 19   In the year 1979 john N Mitchell (former AG) released on parole from federal prison  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | Next Page »

Making Of History Captured

Watch Rare Video Clips Of Historical Events

  • BBC Documentary - Ancient Torture Techniques Ancient Discoveries
  • Ancient Aliens On MARS, Discovery Of Toltec Face, NASA, Feb 6, 2014
  • Suppressed Ancient Discoveries From Around the World
  • 10 oldest Photos in History - Die ältesten Fotos der Welt
  • First Photo's Ever taken in Date order
  • Top 10 Scary Old Photos
  • Martin Luther King "I have a dream"   with Subtitles
  • 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests
  • 25 Most Horrific Massacres In History
  • The Nanking Massacre: Facts, Pictures, WW2, Documentary Photos, Book, Women (1997)
  • Korean Atrocities by American Army immediate following WWII 1946-1949
  • The world's oldest musical instrument (40,000 BCE) Mammoth ivory and bird bone flutes Germany
  • Cycling is the Greatest Invention of All Time
  • Wright Brothers First Flight (1903)
  • Raw Footage of Hamas Tunnel Terror Attack Being Thrawted

Famous Birthdays In 1979

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   Jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5) was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 28   Bahram Radan, Iranian actor was born in the year 1979.  

Apr 30   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born on this day in history.  

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

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress  

May 19   Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer was born on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1979

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91  

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack in the year 1979.  

Jan 05   On this day in history charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  

Jan 07   Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 13   In the year 1979 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)