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Historical Events In 1979

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Jul 12   Minnie Ripperton singer (Lovin' You), dies of cancer at 30 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 13   George Harrison releases "faster" in the year 1979.  

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

Jul 14   In the year 1979 george De Witt, TV host (Name that Tune), dies at 56  

Jul 16   James F Mcintyre, archbishop of Los Angeles, dies at 93 on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Doug Meintjes, S Afr cricket pace bowler (v England 1922-23), dies in the year 1979.  

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 in the year 1979.  

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

Jul 19   In the year 1979 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   Patricia Harris, becomes sect of HEW in the year 1979.  

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   N Chernykh discovers asteroids #2585 Irpedina & #3298 in the year 1979.  

Jul 21   National Women's Hall of Fame (Seneca Falls, NY) dedicated in the year 1979.  

Jul 22   Hope Summers actress (Clara-Andy Griffith Show), dies at 78 in the year 1979.  

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

Jul 23   E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops in the year 1979.  

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 in the year 1979.  

Jul 24   Archie Duncan, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65 in the year 1979.  

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   In the year 1979 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 in the year 1979.  

Jul 31   N Chernykh discovers asteroids #2402 Satpaev & #2416 Sharonov on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Gilda Radner Live From New York opens on Broadway on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1979 thurmon Munson killed in a plane crash at Akron Oh at 32  

Aug 02   Gilda Radner Live From New York opens on Broadway on this day in history.  

Aug 02   Thurmon Munson, NY Yankee, killed in a plane crash at Akron Oh at 32 on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Renato Fasano, composer, dies at 76 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   On this day in history birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  

Apr 28   In the year 1979 birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  

Apr 30   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born in the year 1979.  

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

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   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 in the year 1979.  

Jan 07   In the year 1979 zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died on this day in history.  

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