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Historical Events In 1979

Monday, 21 June 2021

May 09   In the year 1979 cyrus S Eaton, Canada/US multi-millionaire, dies at 95  

May 09   US &USSR sign Salt 2 treaty, limiting nuclear weapons on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1979 federated States of Micronesia becomes self-governing  

May 10   John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Morton, satirist (Beachcomber), dies in the year 1979.  

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   On this day in history joan Chandler, dies at 55  

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

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   On this day in history paul van 't Veeer, Dutch journalist/writer (Vrije Volk), dies at 57  

May 16   In the year 1979 asa Philip Randolph, labor leader & civil rights pioneer, dies at 90  

May 16   FC Barcelona wins 19th Europe Cup II in Basel on this day in history.  

May 17   On this day in history -12F (-11C), on top of Mauna Kea HI (state record)  

May 17   On this day in history emmy 6th Daytime Award presentation  

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

May 19   Guitarist Eric Clapton marries Patti Boyd in the year 1979.  

May 19   The President announced he had instructed the U.S. Seventh Fleet to aid the Vietnamese "boat people" and assist them to safety on this day in history.  

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

May 21   Elton John becomes first western rocker to perform live in the USSR on this day in history.  

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

May 21   National Volksraad installed in Namibia in the year 1979.  

May 21   Stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 1 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1979 commencement of first ICC Trophy (PNG vs East Africa & Singapore vs Argentina)  

May 22   On this day in history the first of two McDonnell Douglas AV-8C Harriers arrived at NATC, Patuxent River for service acceptance trials  

May 23   On this day in history hubert van Doorne, auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 79  

May 23   In the year 1979 rocker Tom Petty files chapter 11 bankruptcy  

May 23   In the year 1979 west-Germany elects Karl Carstens president  

May 24   Billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1979.  

May 25   American Airlines DC-10 crashes in Chicago killing 275 in the year 1979.  

May 25   In the year 1979 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   Jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5) was born in the year 1979.  

Apr 21   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1979 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 in the year 1979.  

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 11   In the year 1979 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 on this day in history.  

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

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