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Historical Events For 1979

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Jan 01   On this day in history international Year of the Child begins  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 01   US & China (People's Republic) begin diplomatic relations in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 02   Sid Vicious' trial for murder of girlfriend Nancy Spingen begins in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 03   On this day in history conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   On this day in history 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).  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Jazz bassist Charles Mingus dies of a heart attack at age 56 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   In the year 1979 vietnamese forces capture Phnom Penh from Khmer Rouge  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Jan 08   On this day in history 512 die as oil tanker Bantry Bay blows up  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   Argentina & Chile sign Beagle Canal accord in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   Today Show gets a new theme song on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 08   On this day in history vietnamese troops overtook Khmer Rouge & occupy Phnom Penh  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   On this day in history avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to WS Merwin on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   K-Mart pulls Steve Martin's "Let's Get Small" for being in "bad taste" in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 10   In the year 1979 entertainer of the Year Awards  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   In the year 1979 jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   On this day in history 6th American Music Award Barry Manilow, Linda Ronstadt win  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   Los Angeles's Hillside Strangler, Kenneth Bianchi, arrested in Bellingham on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 12   Record blizzard struck midwest killing over 100 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 13   Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 13   Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 13   YMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 14   On this day in history president Carter proposes Martin Luther King's birthday be a holiday  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 16   On this day in history fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 16   Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran flees Iran for Egypt in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 16   The ruler of Iran, the Shah, leaves his country in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 17   Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees Iran in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 17   USSR performs underground nuclear test in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 18   On this day in history cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 19   John N Mitchell (former AG) released on parole from federal prison on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

Apr 21   On this day in history birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  Click To Search About This In Google

Apr 28   Bahram Radan, Iranian actor was born in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Apr 30   In the year 1979 birth of gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer  Click To Search About This In Google

May 07   Katie Douglas, American basketball player was born in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer  Click To Search About This In Google

May 19   On this day in history birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  Click To Search About This In Google

Famous Deaths In 1979

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1979 conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 05   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 07   On this day in history zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 09   In the year 1979 avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 11   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 13   Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 died on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

Jan 14   Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died in the year 1979.  Click To Search About This In Google

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