Historical Events In 1979
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Mar 08 Shuttle Columbia (OV-102) transported 38 miles overland from Palmdale on this day in history.
Mar 08 The first extraterrestrial volcano discovered (Jupiter's satellite Io) on this day in history.
Mar 09 On this day in history barbara Mullen, actress (Talk of a Million), dies at 64
Mar 09 On this day in history bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters
Mar 09 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on this day in history.
Mar 11 Randy Hold receives 67 minutes in penalties in a 60 minute NHL hockey game in the year 1979.
Mar 11 Victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88 in the year 1979.
Mar 13 European Monetary System is established, ECU created in the year 1979.
Mar 13 In the year 1979 gairy dictatorship in Grenada overthrown by New Jewel Movement
Mar 14 Near Coast of Guerrero, Mexico a 7.6 earthquake was centered about 250 km south of Mexico City. At least five people were reported killed on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1979 peter Lougheed 1928- wins third term in provincial election and so continues the Tory Blue Rule
Mar 15 On this day in history apparat releases Newdos+ 2.1 for Radio Shack's TRS-80
Mar 16 On this day in history cBS-TV airs "Wings Over the World" with Paul McCartney
Mar 16 Jean Monnet, French economist/CEO (ECSC), dies at 90 in the year 1979.
Mar 17 In the year 1979 merv Inverarity, cricketer (father of John WA player 1925-40), dies
Mar 17 In the year 1979 world Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by N Linichuk and G Karponosov USSR
Mar 18 On this day in history battles between Kurds & Iranians break in Sananday Iran
Mar 19 On this day in history al Hodge, actor (Capt Video), dies at 65
Mar 19 House of Representatives begins live TV broadcasts via C-SPAN on this day in history.
Mar 20 Columbia flies on Shuttle carrier aircraft to Kennedy Space Center in the year 1979.
Mar 20 The last variant of the P-2 Neptune rolled off the production line at ceremonies in Japan. This was the longest production run of any aircraft type in history, 34 years from the first model which was built in 1945 in the year 1979.
Mar 21 Egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel in the year 1979.
Mar 22 In the year 1979 ben Lyon, actor (I Cover the Waterfront, Indiscreet), dies at 78
Mar 22 Israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt in the year 1979.
Mar 23 In the year 1979 in a ceremony at NAS Norfolk, Vice Admiral Forrest S. Petersen transferred ownership of the last Kawanishi H8K2 flying boat to the Japanese Museum of Maritime Science.
Mar 23 Philip Bourneuf, actor (Big Night, Frankenstein), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Mar 24 Columbia flown on aircraft carrier lands at Kennedy Space Center in the year 1979.
Mar 24 First appearance as Australian cricket captain for Kim Hughes on this day in history.
Mar 24 Yvonne Mitchell, writer, dies at 53 in the year 1979.
Mar 25 ... Sykes, British ambassador in The Hague, murdered in the year 1979.
Mar 25 Major riot at Bourda prevents day's play in WSC Supertest in the year 1979.
Mar 26 Camp David peace treaty between Israel &Egypt on this day in history.
Mar 26 In the year 1979 jean Stafford, US author (Boston Adventure), dies at 63
Mar 27 Ronald Adam, actor (Phantom Shot), dies at 82 on this day in history.