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Historical Events In 1979

Friday, 18 June 2021

Mar 27   In the year 1979 supreme Court rules, 8-1, cops can't randomly stop cars  

Mar 28   On this day in history a serious radiation leak occurs at the Three Mile Island nuclear plant in the US  

Mar 28   On this day in history british government of Callaghan falls  

Mar 28   On this day in history emmett Kelly, circus clown (Weary Willy), dies at 80  

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

Mar 29   On this day in history andrew Hilditch given out handled the ball vs Pakistan at WACA  

Mar 29   On this day in history delhi beat Karnataka by 399 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy  

Mar 29   On this day in history last day of Test cricket for Mushtaq Mohammad  

Mar 29   On this day in history melville Cooper, TV panelist (I Got a Secret), dies at 82  

Mar 30   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 in the year 1979.  

Mar 30   Airey Neave, British MP (Conservatives), killed by terrorist bomb on this day in history.  

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

Apr 01   In the year 1979 marinus Peijnenburg, Dutch politician, dies at 51  

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

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

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

Apr 02   On this day in history israeli PM Menachem Begin visits Cairo Egypt  

Apr 03   Belgium's Martens government forms in the year 1979.  

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

Apr 04   In the year 1979 edgar Buchanan actor (Uncle Joe-Petticoat Junction), dies at 77  

Apr 04   Edgar Buchanan, actor (Uncle Joe-Petticoat Junction), dies at 77 in the year 1979.  

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

Apr 04   Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto former Pakistani president, hanged in Pakistan in the year 1979.  

Apr 05   In the year 1979 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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 06   On this day in history rod Stewart &Alana Collins wed  

Apr 07   Bruno Apitz, writer, dies at 78 in the year 1979.  

Apr 07   In the year 1979 henri La Mothe dives 28' into 12 3/8" of water  

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   Henriette P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Dodendans), dies at 91 in the year 1979.  

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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   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born in the year 1979.  

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   On this day in history birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer  

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  

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   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   On this day in history zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 09   In the year 1979 avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 11   In the year 1979 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   On this day in history death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)  

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