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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1979

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  

Apr 21   On this day in history birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  

Apr 28   Bahram Radan, Iranian actor was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born on this day in history.  

May 07   Katie Douglas, American basketball player was born in the year 1979.  

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born on this day in history.  

May 19   Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer was born on this day in history.  

May 19   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born in the year 1979.  

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   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack  

Jan 05   On this day in history charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  

Jan 07   Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1979.  

Jan 09   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 14   Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died in the year 1979.  

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