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Historical Events In 1979

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Jan 01   In the year 1979 international Year of the Child begins  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jazz bassist Charles Mingus dies of a heart attack at age 56 in the year 1979.  

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   In the year 1979 512 die as oil tanker Bantry Bay blows up  

Jan 08   Argentina & Chile sign Beagle Canal accord on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Vietnamese troops overtook Khmer Rouge & occupy Phnom Penh on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to WS Merwin in the year 1979.  

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   On this day in history entertainer of the Year Awards  

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

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

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

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

Jan 13   Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam in the year 1979.  

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

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   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   The ruler of Iran, the Shah, leaves his country in the year 1979.  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1979 uSSR performs underground nuclear test  

Jan 18   Cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1979 birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer  

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 in the year 1979.  

May 19   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born on this day in history.  

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   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1979 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   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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)  

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