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.