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Historical Events Happened In 1979

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

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   In the year 1979 sid Vicious' trial for murder of girlfriend Nancy Spingen begins  

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) in the year 1979.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1979 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   Today Show gets a new theme song in the year 1979.  

Jan 08   In the year 1979 vietnamese troops overtook Khmer Rouge & occupy Phnom Penh  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1979 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" 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   On this day in history jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63  

Jan 12   6th American Music Award Barry Manilow, Linda Ronstadt win on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Los Angeles's Hillside Strangler, Kenneth Bianchi, arrested in Bellingham in the year 1979.  

Jan 12   In the year 1979 record blizzard struck midwest killing over 100  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1979 yMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song  

Jan 14   On this day in history president Carter proposes Martin Luther King's birthday be a holiday  

Jan 16   Fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1979 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   John N Mitchell (former AG) released on parole from federal prison in the year 1979.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1979

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  

Apr 21   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born on this day in history.  

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

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

May 07   Katie Douglas, American basketball player was born on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history birth of barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress  

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer  

May 19   On this day in history birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  

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

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

Jan 14   Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died in the year 1979.  

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