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Historical Events In 1979

Thursday, 02 July 2020

May 09   On this day in history cyrus S Eaton, Canada/US multi-millionaire, dies at 95  

May 09   In the year 1979 uS &USSR sign Salt 2 treaty, limiting nuclear weapons  

May 10   Federated States of Micronesia becomes self-governing on this day in history.  

May 10   John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Morton, satirist (Beachcomber), dies on this day in history.  

May 10   On this day in history vivekananda (Sri Lanka) completes nonstop cycle ride of 187 hours, 28 minutes, around Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka  

May 11   Joan Chandler, dies at 55 in the year 1979.  

May 12   On this day in history chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay comes to an end  

May 13   In the year 1979 nelly Aenders, actress (In Pyama), dies at 65  

May 13   In the year 1979 shah & family sentenced to death in Teheran  

May 14   Paul van 't Veeer, Dutch journalist/writer (Vrije Volk), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

May 16   Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader & civil rights pioneer, dies at 90 in the year 1979.  

May 16   FC Barcelona wins 19th Europe Cup II in Basel in the year 1979.  

May 17   In the year 1979 -12F (-11C), on top of Mauna Kea HI (state record)  

May 17   Emmy 6th Daytime Award presentation in the year 1979.  

May 19   In the year 1979 "In The Navy" by Village People hits #3  

May 19   Guitarist Eric Clapton marries Patti Boyd on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1979 the President announced he had instructed the U.S. Seventh Fleet to aid the Vietnamese "boat people" and assist them to safety  

May 21   On this day in history dan White convicted of manslaughter death of San Fransisco mayor Moscone  

May 21   On this day in history elton John becomes first western rocker to perform live in the USSR  

May 21   Elton John becomes the first western rock 'n roll artist to perform live in USSR in the year 1979.  

May 21   On this day in history national Volksraad installed in Namibia  

May 21   On this day in history stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 1  

May 21   Stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 1 in the year 1979.  

May 22   Canadians elect conservatives, Joseph Clark replaces Pierre Trudeau but not for long on this day in history.  

May 22   Commencement of first ICC Trophy (PNG vs East Africa & Singapore vs Argentina) in the year 1979.  

May 22   The first of two McDonnell Douglas AV-8C Harriers arrived at NATC, Patuxent River for service acceptance trials in the year 1979.  

May 23   Hubert van Doorne, auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

May 23   Rocker Tom Petty files chapter 11 bankruptcy on this day in history.  

May 23   West-Germany elects Karl Carstens president on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar  

May 24   Jan Arvan, actor (Red Skelton Show, Zorro), dies in the year 1979.  

May 24   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

May 25   American Airlines DC-10 crashes in Chicago killing 275 on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history israel begins to return Sinai to Egypt  

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Famous Birthdays In 1979

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  

Apr 21   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born in the year 1979.  

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

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   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died on this day in history.  

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