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Historical Events In 1979

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Jul 12   In the year 1979 minnie Ripperton singer (Lovin' You), dies of cancer at 30  

Jul 13   In the year 1979 corine Griffith, dies at 84  

Jul 13   In the year 1979 george Harrison releases "faster"  

Jul 14   George De Witt TV host (Name that Tune), dies at 56 in the year 1979.  

Jul 14   George De Witt, TV host (Name that Tune), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   James F Mcintyre, archbishop of Los Angeles, dies at 93 in the year 1979.  

Jul 17   On this day in history doug Meintjes, S Afr cricket pace bowler (v England 1922-23), dies  

Jul 17   On this day in history sebastian Coe runs world record 3 49 mile in Oslo  

Jul 17   Sebastian Coe runs world record 3:49 mile in Oslo on this day in history.  

Jul 18   On this day in history gold hits record $303.85 an ounce in London  

Jul 19   On this day in history 2 supertankers collide off Tobago-260,000 TONS of oil spill  

Jul 19   Nicaragua Liberation Day; Sandinistas take over from Somoza in the year 1979.  

Jul 19   On this day in history patricia Harris, becomes sect of HEW  

Jul 20   On this day in history 44-kg Newfoundland dog pulls 2293-kg load, Bothell, Wash  

Jul 21   Ludwig Renn, writer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Jul 21   In the year 1979 n Chernykh discovers asteroids #2585 Irpedina & #3298  

Jul 21   National Women's Hall of Fame (Seneca Falls, NY) dedicated on this day in history.  

Jul 22   Hope Summers actress (Clara-Andy Griffith Show), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jul 22   In the year 1979 hope Summers, actress (Clara-Andy Griffith Show), dies at 78  

Jul 23   In the year 1979 e Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops  

Jul 23   In the year 1979 keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31  

Jul 24   Archie Duncan actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jul 24   On this day in history archie Duncan, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65  

Jul 26   On this day in history estimated 109 cm (43") of rain falls in Alvin, TX (national record)  

Jul 27   Ettore Manni, actor (Street People, Divine Nymph), dies at 52 in the year 1979.  

Jul 29   On this day in history herbert Marcuse, philosopher (Eros & Civilization), dies at 81  

Jul 30   Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Beatrix Lehmann, actress (Psyche '59, Rat, Staircase), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   N Chernykh discovers asteroids #2402 Satpaev & #2416 Sharonov in the year 1979.  

Aug 01   On this day in history gilda Radner Live From New York opens on Broadway  

Aug 01   On this day in history thurmon Munson killed in a plane crash at Akron Oh at 32  

Aug 02   On this day in history gilda Radner Live From New York opens on Broadway  

Aug 02   In the year 1979 thurmon Munson, NY Yankee, killed in a plane crash at Akron Oh at 32  

Aug 03   On this day in history renato Fasano, composer, dies at 76  

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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 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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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