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Historical Events In 1979

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Oct 24   Guinness Book of Records presents Paul McCartney with a rhodium disc in the year 1979.  

Oct 26   In the year 1979 jackie Grant, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930-35), dies  

Oct 27   On this day in history voluntary Euthanasia Society publishes how-to-do-it suicide guide  

Oct 28   On this day in history uSS Kitty Hawk and her escort ships were directed to operate south of the Korean peninsula in response to the assassination of South Korean President Park on 26 October.  

Oct 29   50 years after the great stock market crash, anti-nuclear protestors fail to shut down the New York Stock Exchange in the year 1979.  

Oct 30   In the year 1979 nASA launches space vehicle S-203  

Oct 30   Richard Arrington elected mayor of Birmingham in the year 1979.  

Nov 01   Federal government made $1.5 billion loan to Chrysler in the year 1979.  

Nov 01   In the year 1979 jacques Mesrine, French "enemy of the state", shot to death  

Nov 01   In the year 1979 tanker Burmah Agate off Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 10.7 m gallons of oil, in US's worst oil spill disaster  

Nov 03   On this day in history 63 Americans taken hostage at US Embassy (Teheran, Iran)  

Nov 03   The Greensboro Massacre - Klu Klux Clan shoot 5 members of the communist workers party IN Greensboro, North Carolina, in the year 1979.  

Nov 04   500 Iranian "students" seize US embassy, take 90 hostages (444 days) on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Al Capp cartoonist (Lil' Abner), dies at 70 in the year 1979.  

Nov 05   Al Capp, US cartoonist (Li'l Abner), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Amedeo Nazzari, actor (Lure of Sila, Night of Cabiria), dies at 71 in the year 1979.  

Nov 08   ABC broadcasts "Iran Crisis American Held Hostage" with Frank Reynolds (the forerunner to "Nightline") on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history aBC broadcasts "Iran Crisis: American Held Hostage" with Frank Reynolds (the forerunner to "Nightline")  

Nov 08   On this day in history sydney Tafler, actor (Too Many Crooks), dies at 63  

Nov 09   Lewis Charles, actor (Feather & Father Gang), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Nov 10   CP Rail no. 54 suffers a hot axle box and derails 24 cars containing dangerous commodities, in Mississaugua, Ont. Almost a quarter of a million people were evacuated for periods of up to five days on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Friedrich Thorberg, writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Dimitri Tiompkin, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1979.  

Nov 12   In the year 1979 uS halts Iranian oil imports &freezes Iranian assets  

Nov 13   Rebecca Clarke, composer, dies at 93 on this day in history.  

Nov 13   Ronald Reagan in NY announces his candidacy for President in the year 1979.  

Nov 14   On this day in history bill Farrimond, England cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests 1930-35), dies  

Nov 15   ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage in the year 1979.  

Nov 15   In the year 1979 british government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring  

Nov 16   In the year 1979 paul McCartney releases "Wonderful Christmas"  

Nov 17   On this day in history john Glassock, bass (Jethro Tull), dies at 27 following heart surgery  

Nov 19   In the year 1979 chuck Berry released from prison on income tax evasion  

Nov 22   In the year 1979 anne Vondeling, Male Dutch soc democratic party-minister, dies at 63  

Nov 23   On this day in history merle Oberon, actress (Assignment Foreign Legion), dies at 68  

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Famous Birthdays In 1979

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   In the year 1979 birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  

Apr 21   In the year 1979 birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  

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 on this day in history.  

May 19   Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer was born in the year 1979.  

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 in the year 1979.  

Jan 04   On this day in history charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack  

Jan 05   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1979 avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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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