Historical Events In 1979
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Sep 02 In the year 1979 felix Aylmer, actor (Quartet, Hamlet, Dreaming Lips), dies at 90
Sep 03 Hurricane David, a strong Atlantic storm kills over 1,000 on this day in history.
Sep 04 In the year 1979 jef van de Wiele, Belgian politician, dies at 76
Sep 05 In the year 1979 earl of Mountbatten funeral held in Bruma
Sep 06 On this day in history ronald Binge, composer, dies at 69
Sep 07 5 day MUSE concert against nuclear energy opens at MSG, NY in the year 1979.
Sep 07 In the year 1979 eSPN makes its cable-TV broadcast debut.
Sep 08 Jean Seberg, actress (Breathless, Airport), commits suicide at 40 on this day in history.
Sep 09 On this day in history at age 16, Tracy Austin becomes the youngest player ever to win the US Open women's tennis title.
Sep 09 On this day in history john McEnroe beats Vitas Gerulaitis, for the US Open Tennis title
Sep 09 On this day in history sid Bernstein offers $« billion for a Beatle reunion
Sep 09 Solon Michaelides, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Sep 09 In the year 1979 yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) weds Fouzia Ali at Kensington Mosque
Sep 10 On this day in history 3 Puerto Rican nationalists who attempted to kill Truman are freed
Sep 10 Agostinho Neto, poet/1st pres of Angola, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 1979 london talks on the Zimbabwe Rhodesian constitution open
Sep 12 Denis Smith, cricketer (England left-handed batsman 1935), dies on this day in history.
Sep 13 In the year 1979 south Africa grants Venda independence (Not recognized out of S Afr)
Sep 14 On this day in history raymond Loucheur, composer, dies at 80
Sep 14 Theodore Coombs completes 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC & back to Yates Center, Ks in the year 1979.
Sep 15 In the year 1979 tommy Leonetti, singer/actor (Gomer Pyle USMC), dies at 50
Sep 16 In the year 1979 nur Mohammed Taraki, president of Afghanistan (1978-79), killed
Sep 17 In the year 1979 miloslav Kabelac, composer, dies at 71
Sep 18 In the year 1979 bolshoi Ballet dancers Leonid & Valentina Kozlov defect
Sep 18 In the year 1979 gene Kelly, sportscaster (Sportsreel), dies at 60
Sep 18 On this day in history steven Lachs, appointed Calif's first admittedly gay judge
Sep 19 Robert is born in the year 1979.
Sep 20 Bloodless coup in Central African Rep overthrows Emperor Bokassa I on this day in history.
Sep 20 On this day in history ludvik Svoboda, Czech general/politician, dies at 83
Sep 21 In the year 1979 john McQuade, actor (Charlie Wild Private Detective), dies at 73
Sep 23 Catherine Lacey, actress (October Man, Carnival), dies at 75 in the year 1979.
Sep 23 Jane Fonda and 200,000 attend anti-nuke rally in Battery Park, NYC on this day in history.
Sep 24 In the year 1979 compuServe system started
Sep 26 1984 summer LA Olympic coverage sold to ABC for $225 million in the year 1979.