Historical Events In 1979
Tuesday, 05 July 2022
May 09 Cyrus S Eaton, Canada/US multi-millionaire, dies at 95 in the year 1979.
May 09 US &USSR sign Salt 2 treaty, limiting nuclear weapons in the year 1979.
May 10 On this day in history federated States of Micronesia becomes self-governing
May 10 In the year 1979 john Cameron Andrieu Bingham Morton, satirist (Beachcomber), dies
May 10 In the year 1979 vivekananda (Sri Lanka) completes nonstop cycle ride of 187 hours, 28 minutes, around Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka
May 11 On this day in history joan Chandler, dies at 55
May 12 In the year 1979 chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay comes to an end
May 13 Nelly Aenders, actress (In Pyama), dies at 65 in the year 1979.
May 13 In the year 1979 shah & family sentenced to death in Teheran
May 14 In the year 1979 paul van 't Veeer, Dutch journalist/writer (Vrije Volk), dies at 57
May 16 Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader & civil rights pioneer, dies at 90 in the year 1979.
May 16 In the year 1979 fC Barcelona wins 19th Europe Cup II in Basel
May 17 -12ºF (-11ºC), on top of Mauna Kea HI (state record) in the year 1979.
May 17 Emmy 6th Daytime Award presentation on this day in history.
May 19 "In The Navy" by Village People hits #3 on this day in history.
May 19 On this day in history guitarist Eric Clapton marries Patti Boyd
May 19 On this day in history the President announced he had instructed the U.S. Seventh Fleet to aid the Vietnamese "boat people" and assist them to safety
May 21 Dan White convicted of manslaughter death of San Fransisco mayor Moscone in the year 1979.
May 21 In the year 1979 elton John becomes first western rocker to perform live in the USSR
May 21 On this day in history elton John becomes the first western rock 'n roll artist to perform live in USSR
May 21 National Volksraad installed in Namibia in the year 1979.
May 21 In the year 1979 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 on this day in history.
May 22 Canadians elect conservatives, Joseph Clark replaces Pierre Trudeau but not for long in the year 1979.
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 on this day in history.
May 23 Hubert van Doorne, auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 79 in the year 1979.
May 23 On this day in history rocker Tom Petty files chapter 11 bankruptcy
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 In the year 1979 jan Arvan, actor (Red Skelton Show, Zorro), dies
May 24 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1979.
May 25 On this day in history american Airlines DC-10 crashes in Chicago killing 275
May 25 Israel begins to return Sinai to Egypt on this day in history.