Historical Events In 1979
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Sep 02 On this day in history felix Aylmer, actor (Quartet, Hamlet, Dreaming Lips), dies at 90
Sep 03 In the year 1979 hurricane David, a strong Atlantic storm kills over 1,000
Sep 04 Jef van de Wiele, Belgian politician, dies at 76 in the year 1979.
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 ESPN makes its cable-TV broadcast debut in the year 1979.
Sep 08 Jean Seberg, actress (Breathless, Airport), commits suicide at 40 in the year 1979.
Sep 09 At age 16, Tracy Austin becomes the youngest player ever to win the US Open women's tennis title on this day in history.
Sep 09 On this day in history john McEnroe beats Vitas Gerulaitis, for the US Open Tennis title
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 3 Puerto Rican nationalists who attempted to kill Truman are freed on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 1979 agostinho Neto, poet/1st pres of Angola, dies at 56
Sep 10 On this day in history london talks on the Zimbabwe Rhodesian constitution open
Sep 12 In the year 1979 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 On this day in history raymond Loucheur, composer, dies at 80
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 Tommy Leonetti, singer/actor (Gomer Pyle USMC), dies at 50 on this day in history.
Sep 16 In the year 1979 nur Mohammed Taraki, president of Afghanistan (1978-79), killed
Sep 17 On this day in history miloslav Kabelac, composer, dies at 71
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 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 On this day in history bloodless coup in Central African Rep overthrows Emperor Bokassa I
Sep 20 Ludvik Svoboda, Czech general/politician, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Sep 21 In the year 1979 john McQuade, actor (Charlie Wild Private Detective), dies at 73
Sep 23 In the year 1979 catherine Lacey, actress (October Man, Carnival), dies at 75
Sep 23 In the year 1979 jane Fonda and 200,000 attend anti-nuke rally in Battery Park, NYC
Sep 24 On this day in history compuServe system started
Sep 26 1984 summer LA Olympic coverage sold to ABC for $225 million on this day in history.