Historical Events In 1979
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Apr 10 In the year 1979 soyuz 33 launched with a Russian & a Bulgarian
Apr 11 Ugandan dictator Idi Amin overthrown; Tanzania takes Kampala on this day in history.
Apr 12 In the year 1979 soyuz 33 returns to Earth
Apr 13 In the year 1979 longest doubles ping-pong match ends after 101 hours
Apr 18 In the year 1979 "Real People" premieres on NBC TV
Apr 19 On this day in history fCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WFAT (Bkln NY)
Apr 19 On this day in history j C Muzzio discovers asteroid #3666
Apr 20 Johnny Carson was said to be leaving "The Tonight Show". Newspapers around the country gave details about why the comedian and late-night host was said to be unhappy after 17 years on the show on this day in history.
Apr 20 In the year 1979 peter Donald, host (Masquerade Party), dies at 60
Apr 22 On this day in history mick Jaggar & Keith Richards give a benefit concert in Canada
Apr 24 In the year 1979 john Carroll, actor (Hired Wife, Fiesta, Geraldine), dies at 72
Apr 25 On this day in history "Rock 'n Roll High Schools" premiers
Apr 25 On this day in history n Chernykh discovers asteroids #2656 Evenkia & #3653
Apr 27 George Harrison releases "Love Comes to Everyone" in the year 1979.
Apr 28 On this day in history feliks Roderyk Labunski, composer, dies at 86
Apr 29 On this day in history julia A Perry, US composer/conductor (Soul Symphony), dies at 55
May 01 On this day in history berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin, cricketer (2 Tests for WI), dies
May 01 Elton John becomes first pop star to perform in Israel on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history home rule introduced to Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland)
May 01 In the year 1979 marshall Islands (in the Pacific) become self-governing
May 02 In the year 1979 14th Academy of Country Music Awards Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win
May 02 On this day in history 14th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win
May 03 Erin O'Brien-Moore, actress (Nurse Choate-Peyton Place), dies at 76 in the year 1979.
May 03 On this day in history margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's first female prime minister
May 03 In the year 1979 the Yukon River submerges Dawson under more than two metres of water; downtown declared a disaster area.
May 04 NASA launches Fltsatcom-2 on this day in history.
May 04 The first woman prime minister of Great Britain (Margaret Thatcher) is elected in the year 1979.
May 05 Masterpiece Radio Theater begins broadcasting on this day in history.
May 05 Shirley O'Hara, actress (Wild Party), dies at 68 on this day in history.
May 05 Voyager 1 passes Jupiter on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history fred Markham set a bicycle speed record of 81.8 kph over 200 meters
May 06 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1979.
May 08 Radio Shack releases TRSDOS 2.3 on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1979 talcott Parsons, US sociologist, dies at 76