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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  

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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   In the year 1979 birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  

Apr 28   Bahram Radan, Iranian actor was born in the year 1979.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer  

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   In the year 1979 birth of diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer  

May 19   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1979

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1979 conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91  

Jan 04   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack  

Jan 05   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 in the year 1979.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1979 death of donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33  

Jan 14   Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died in the year 1979.  

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