Historical Events In 1979
Sunday, 28 November 2021
Mar 08 In the year 1979 shuttle Columbia (OV-102) transported 38 miles overland from Palmdale
Mar 08 On this day in history the first extraterrestrial volcano discovered (Jupiter's satellite Io)
Mar 09 Barbara Mullen, actress (Talk of a Million), dies at 64 in the year 1979.
Mar 09 In the year 1979 bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters
Mar 09 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Mar 11 Randy Hold receives 67 minutes in penalties in a 60 minute NHL hockey game on this day in history.
Mar 11 On this day in history victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88
Mar 13 European Monetary System is established, ECU created in the year 1979.
Mar 13 Gairy dictatorship in Grenada overthrown by New Jewel Movement on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 15 In the year 1979 apparat releases Newdos+ 2.1 for Radio Shack's TRS-80
Mar 16 CBS-TV airs "Wings Over the World" with Paul McCartney on this day in history.
Mar 16 Jean Monnet, French economist/CEO (ECSC), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Mar 17 On this day in history merv Inverarity, cricketer (father of John WA player 1925-40), dies
Mar 17 World Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by N Linichuk and G Karponosov USSR in the year 1979.
Mar 18 On this day in history battles between Kurds & Iranians break in Sananday Iran
Mar 19 In the year 1979 al Hodge, actor (Capt Video), dies at 65
Mar 19 On this day in history house of Representatives begins live TV broadcasts via C-SPAN
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 in the year 1979.
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 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 In the year 1979 philip Bourneuf, actor (Big Night, Frankenstein), dies at 71
Mar 24 In the year 1979 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 On this day in history major riot at Bourda prevents day's play in WSC Supertest
Mar 26 In the year 1979 camp David peace treaty between Israel &Egypt
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