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Historical Events In 1979

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

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

Mar 28   British government of Callaghan falls on this day in history.  

Mar 28   Emmett Kelly, circus clown (Weary Willy), dies at 80 in the year 1979.  

Mar 28   Major nuclear accident at 3 Mile Island, Middletown PA (no deaths but lots of stress) in the year 1979.  

Mar 29   In the year 1979 andrew Hilditch given out handled the ball vs Pakistan at WACA  

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   In the year 1979 melville Cooper, TV panelist (I Got a Secret), dies at 82  

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

Apr 01   Iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah on this day in history.  

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

Apr 01   On this day in history national Energy Board raises export tax on light crude oil $1.00 per barrel to $8.00, Albertians are not happy  

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 in the year 1979.  

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

Apr 03   Belgium's Martens government forms on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Jane M Byrne (D) elected 1st woman mayor of Chicago IL in the year 1979.  

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

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

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

Apr 04   Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto former Pakistani president, hanged in Pakistan on this day in history.  

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

Apr 05   In the year 1979 ex-premier Pol Jar flees out of Cambodia  

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   In the year 1979 rod Stewart &Alana Collins wed  

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

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

Apr 08   On this day in history iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah  

Apr 09   On this day in history 204th &final episode of "All in the Family"  

Apr 09   Staats Cotsworth, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Apr 10   Henriette P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Dodendans), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1979 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   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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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