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Historical Events In 1979

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Apr 10   Soyuz 33 launched with a Russian & a Bulgarian on this day in history.  

Apr 11   In the year 1979 ugandan dictator Idi Amin overthrown; Tanzania takes Kampala  

Apr 12   On this day in history soyuz 33 returns to Earth  

Apr 13   In the year 1979 longest doubles ping-pong match ends after 101 hours  

Apr 18   "Real People" premieres on NBC TV in the year 1979.  

Apr 19   On this day in history fCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WFAT (Bkln NY)  

Apr 19   J C Muzzio discovers asteroid #3666 in the year 1979.  

Apr 20   In the year 1979 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  

Apr 20   Peter Donald, host (Masquerade Party), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Apr 22   On this day in history mick Jaggar & Keith Richards give a benefit concert in Canada  

Apr 24   John Carroll, actor (Hired Wife, Fiesta, Geraldine), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history "Rock 'n Roll High Schools" premiers  

Apr 25   In the year 1979 n Chernykh discovers asteroids #2656 Evenkia & #3653  

Apr 27   On this day in history george Harrison releases "Love Comes to Everyone"  

Apr 28   In the year 1979 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   Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin, cricketer (2 Tests for WI), dies in the year 1979.  

May 01   Elton John becomes first pop star to perform in Israel on this day in history.  

May 01   Home rule introduced to Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland) on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1979 marshall Islands (in the Pacific) become self-governing  

May 02   14th Academy of Country Music Awards Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win on this day in history.  

May 02   On this day in history 14th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers &Barbara Mandrell win  

May 03   On this day in history erin O'Brien-Moore, actress (Nurse Choate-Peyton Place), dies at 76  

May 03   Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's first female prime minister on this day in history.  

May 03   The Yukon River submerges Dawson under more than two metres of water; downtown declared a disaster area on this day in history.  

May 04   In the year 1979 nASA launches Fltsatcom-2  

May 04   On this day in history the first woman prime minister of Great Britain (Margaret Thatcher) is elected  

May 05   On this day in history masterpiece Radio Theater begins broadcasting  

May 05   Shirley O'Hara, actress (Wild Party), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

May 05   Voyager 1 passes Jupiter in the year 1979.  

May 06   Fred Markham set a bicycle speed record of 81.8 kph over 200 meters on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1979

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   In the year 1979 birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  

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

Apr 28   Bahram Radan, Iranian actor was born on this day in history.  

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

May 07   Katie Douglas, American basketball player was born in the year 1979.  

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 09   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 in the year 1979.  

Jan 13   Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 died in the year 1979.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)  

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