Historical Events In 1979
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Sep 02 On this day in history felix Aylmer, actor (Quartet, Hamlet, Dreaming Lips), dies at 90
Sep 03 Hurricane David, a strong Atlantic storm kills over 1,000 in the year 1979.
Sep 04 Jef van de Wiele, Belgian politician, dies at 76 in the year 1979.
Sep 05 On this day in history earl of Mountbatten funeral held in Bruma
Sep 06 In the year 1979 ronald Binge, composer, dies at 69
Sep 07 5 day MUSE concert against nuclear energy opens at MSG, NY on this day in history.
Sep 07 In the year 1979 eSPN makes its cable-TV broadcast debut.
Sep 08 In the year 1979 jean Seberg, actress (Breathless, Airport), commits suicide at 40
Sep 09 In the year 1979 at age 16, Tracy Austin becomes the youngest player ever to win the US Open women's tennis title.
Sep 09 John McEnroe beats Vitas Gerulaitis, for the US Open Tennis title on this day in history.
Sep 09 Sid Bernstein offers $« billion for a Beatle reunion in the year 1979.
Sep 09 Solon Michaelides, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Sep 09 On this day in history 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 In the year 1979 agostinho Neto, poet/1st pres of Angola, dies at 56
Sep 10 In the year 1979 london talks on the Zimbabwe Rhodesian constitution open
Sep 12 On this day in history denis Smith, cricketer (England left-handed batsman 1935), dies
Sep 13 South Africa grants Venda independence (Not recognized out of S Afr) in the year 1979.
Sep 14 Raymond Loucheur, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Sep 14 On this day in history theodore Coombs completes 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC & back to Yates Center, Ks
Sep 15 On this day in history tommy Leonetti, singer/actor (Gomer Pyle USMC), dies at 50
Sep 16 Nur Mohammed Taraki, president of Afghanistan (1978-79), killed on this day in history.
Sep 17 Miloslav Kabelac, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1979.
Sep 18 In the year 1979 bolshoi Ballet dancers Leonid & Valentina Kozlov defect
Sep 18 On this day in history gene Kelly, sportscaster (Sportsreel), dies at 60
Sep 18 Steven Lachs, appointed Calif's first admittedly gay judge on this day in history.
Sep 19 In the year 1979 robert is born
Sep 20 Bloodless coup in Central African Rep overthrows Emperor Bokassa I in the year 1979.
Sep 20 In the year 1979 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 On this day in history jane Fonda and 200,000 attend anti-nuke rally in Battery Park, NYC
Sep 24 CompuServe system started in the year 1979.
Sep 26 In the year 1979 1984 summer LA Olympic coverage sold to ABC for $225 million