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Historical Events In 1979

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Mar 08   On this day in history shuttle Columbia (OV-102) transported 38 miles overland from Palmdale  

Mar 08   In the year 1979 the first extraterrestrial volcano discovered (Jupiter's satellite Io)  

Mar 09   On this day in history barbara Mullen, actress (Talk of a Million), dies at 64  

Mar 09   In the year 1979 bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters  

Mar 09   France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island in the year 1979.  

Mar 11   Randy Hold receives 67 minutes in penalties in a 60 minute NHL hockey game on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88 in the year 1979.  

Mar 13   In the year 1979 european Monetary System is established, ECU created  

Mar 13   On this day in history gairy dictatorship in Grenada overthrown by New Jewel Movement  

Mar 14   In the year 1979 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  

Mar 14   Peter Lougheed 1928- wins third term in provincial election and so continues the Tory Blue Rule in the year 1979.  

Mar 15   Apparat releases Newdos+ 2.1 for Radio Shack's TRS-80 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   CBS-TV airs "Wings Over the World" with Paul McCartney in the year 1979.  

Mar 16   Jean Monnet, French economist/CEO (ECSC), dies at 90 in the year 1979.  

Mar 17   Merv Inverarity, cricketer (father of John WA player 1925-40), dies in the year 1979.  

Mar 17   On this day in history world Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by N Linichuk and G Karponosov USSR  

Mar 18   Battles between Kurds & Iranians break in Sananday Iran on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1979.  

Mar 20   On this day in history columbia flies on Shuttle carrier aircraft to Kennedy Space Center  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1979 ben Lyon, actor (I Cover the Waterfront, Indiscreet), dies at 78  

Mar 22   On this day in history israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt  

Mar 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history philip Bourneuf, actor (Big Night, Frankenstein), dies at 71  

Mar 24   On this day in history columbia flown on aircraft carrier lands at Kennedy Space Center  

Mar 24   On this day in history first appearance as Australian cricket captain for Kim Hughes  

Mar 24   Yvonne Mitchell, writer, dies at 53 in the year 1979.  

Mar 25   ... Sykes, British ambassador in The Hague, murdered on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1979 major riot at Bourda prevents day's play in WSC Supertest  

Mar 26   Camp David peace treaty between Israel &Egypt in the year 1979.  

Mar 26   On this day in history jean Stafford, US author (Boston Adventure), dies at 63  

Mar 27   In the year 1979 ronald Adam, actor (Phantom Shot), dies at 82  

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Famous Birthdays In 1979

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   Jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 21   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born on this day in history.  

Apr 28   On this day in history birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  

Apr 30   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born in the year 1979.  

May 07   In the year 1979 birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  

May 19   On this day in history birth of barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress  

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

May 19   On this day in history birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1979

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91  

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack in the year 1979.  

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 in the year 1979.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history death of donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33  

Jan 14   In the year 1979 death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)  

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