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Historical Events In 1979

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Aug 06   Kurt Kasznar, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65 in the year 1979.  

Aug 06   Kurt Kaszner actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65 in the year 1979.  

Aug 07   In the year 1979 the first day of trading in British Columbia Resources Investment Corporation (BCRIC) shares, everyone in the province got 5 shares from the government  

Aug 09   In the year 1979 allan Frank, actor (Charade Quiz), dies at 64  

Aug 10   Dick Foran, actor (OK Crackerby), dies at 69 in the year 1979.  

Aug 13   In the year 1979 lou Brock gets his 3,000 career hit  

Aug 15   Hurricane David in Dominican Republic, Dominica killing 2,069 people on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history vivian Vance actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy), dies at 72  

Aug 17   In the year 1979 vivian Vance, actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy), dies of cancer at 67  

Aug 19   Crew of Soyuz 32 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 34 aft 175 d flight on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Dorsey Burnette, rocker, dies at 46 of a heart attack on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history henry Beernink, politician, dies at 69  

Aug 23   Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects in NYC in the year 1979.  

Aug 23   Mian Mohammad Saeed, cricketer (1st Pakistan capt 1948-49), dies in the year 1979.  

Aug 23   In the year 1979 soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City.  

Aug 23   UN's Vienna office opens in the year 1979.  

Aug 24   UN's Vienna office begins issuing postage stamps on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Stan Kenton, orch leader (Music 55), dies at 67 in the year 1979.  

Aug 27   An IRA bomb takes the life of British Lord Louis Mountbatten in a boat off the Irish coast in the year 1979.  

Aug 27   Boleslaw Szabelski, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1979.  

Aug 28   On this day in history simonow, writer, dies  

Aug 29   Mary Marquet, actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84 in the year 1979.  

Aug 30   On this day in history a U.S. Navy CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter of VR-24 lifted a 12-foot bronze statue of the Madonna and Child to the top of Mt. Tiberius on Capri, Italy, to replace one which had been destroyed by lightning. The statue was too large to be transported overland.  

Aug 30   On this day in history the first prototype of the Navy's SH-60B Seahawk helicopter was unveiled at the Sikorsky Aircraft Division at Stratford, Connecticut  

Aug 30   The first recorded occurrence-comet hits sun (energy=1 mil hydrogen bombs) in the year 1979.  

Aug 31   On this day in history comet Howard-Koomur-Michels collides with the Sun  

Aug 31   On this day in history donald McHenry named to succeed Andrew Young as UN ambassador  

Aug 31   E J "Tiger" Smith, England cricket wicket-keeper 1911-14), dies in the year 1979.  

Aug 31   On this day in history movie actress Sally Rand dies of heart failure at age 76 in Glendora, CAug 31,  

Sep 01   Debbie Boone &Gabriel Ferrer wed in LA in the year 1979.  

Sep 01   In the year 1979 doris Kenyon, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), dies at 81  

Sep 01   LA Court orders Clayton Moore to stop wearing Lone Ranger mask in the year 1979.  

Sep 01   Pioneer 11 becomes the first spacecraft to flyby the planet Saturn on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Pioneer 11 makes 1st fly-by of Saturn, discovers new moon, rings in the year 1979.  

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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 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 in the year 1979.  

May 07   In the year 1979 birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  

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

May 19   Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer was born in the year 1979.  

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   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack in the year 1979.  

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   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1979.  

Jan 11   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 in the year 1979.  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)  

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