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Historical Events In 1979

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Mar 27   Supreme Court rules, 8-1, cops can't randomly stop cars on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1979 a serious radiation leak occurs at the Three Mile Island nuclear plant in the US  

Mar 28   In the year 1979 british government of Callaghan falls  

Mar 28   Emmett Kelly, circus clown (Weary Willy), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Mar 28   Major nuclear accident at 3 Mile Island, Middletown PA (no deaths but lots of stress) on this day in history.  

Mar 29   Andrew Hilditch given out handled the ball vs Pakistan at WACA on this day in history.  

Mar 29   In the year 1979 delhi beat Karnataka by 399 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy  

Mar 29   In the year 1979 last day of Test cricket for Mushtaq Mohammad  

Mar 29   Melville Cooper, TV panelist (I Got a Secret), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Mar 30   On this day in history airey Neave, a British politician, is killed by a car bomb as he exits the Palace of Westminster. The Irish National Liberation Army claims responsibility.  

Mar 30   In the year 1979 airey Neave, British MP (Conservatives), killed by terrorist bomb  

Apr 01   In the year 1979 iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah  

Apr 01   Marinus Peijnenburg, Dutch politician, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1979 national Energy Board raises export tax on light crude oil $1.00 per barrel to $8.00, Albertians are not happy  

Apr 02   Carroll D Rosenbloom LA Rams president, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Apr 02   In the year 1979 carroll D Rosenbloom, LA Rams president, dies at 72  

Apr 02   Israeli PM Menachem Begin visits Cairo Egypt in the year 1979.  

Apr 03   On this day in history belgium's Martens government forms  

Apr 03   On this day in history jane M Byrne (D) elected 1st woman mayor of Chicago IL  

Apr 04   Edgar Buchanan actor (Uncle Joe-Petticoat Junction), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history edgar Buchanan, actor (Uncle Joe-Petticoat Junction), dies at 77  

Apr 04   On this day in history jane M Byrne (D), elected 1st woman mayor of Chicago IL  

Apr 04   In the year 1979 zulfiqar Ali Bhutto former Pakistani president, hanged in Pakistan  

Apr 05   On this day in history baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver wins his 1,000th game as a skipper  

Apr 05   Ex-premier Pol Jar flees out of Cambodia in the year 1979.  

Apr 05   Pioneer 11 launched towards Jupiter in the year 1979.  

Apr 06   In the year 1979 m Marie Widlow, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957), dies at 61  

Apr 06   Rod Stewart &Alana Collins wed on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Bruno Apitz, writer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Henri La Mothe dives 28' into 12 3/8" of water on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah on this day in history.  

Apr 09   In the year 1979 204th &final episode of "All in the Family"  

Apr 09   In the year 1979 staats Cotsworth, dies at 71  

Apr 10   In the year 1979 henriette P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Dodendans), dies at 91  

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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 in the year 1979.  

Apr 21   On this day in history birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  

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

Apr 30   In the year 1979 birth of gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer  

May 07   In the year 1979 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 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   Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 in the year 1979.  

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack on this day in history.  

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   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63  

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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