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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.  

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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   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born on this day in history.  

Apr 28   In the year 1979 birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  

Apr 30   In the year 1979 birth of gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer  

May 07   On this day in history birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born in the year 1979.  

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer  

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1979

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1979 zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 09   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1979.  

Jan 11   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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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