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Historical Events In 1979

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

May 09   On this day in history uS &USSR sign Salt 2 treaty, limiting nuclear weapons  

May 10   On this day in history federated States of Micronesia becomes self-governing  

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

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   Joan Chandler, dies at 55 in the year 1979.  

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

May 13   On this day in history nelly Aenders, actress (In Pyama), dies at 65  

May 13   On this day in history 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   -12F (-11C), on top of Mauna Kea HI (state record) on this day in history.  

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   Guitarist Eric Clapton marries Patti Boyd in the year 1979.  

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   Dan White convicted of manslaughter death of San Fransisco mayor Moscone on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1979 elton John becomes first western rocker to perform live in the USSR  

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

May 21   In the year 1979 national Volksraad installed in Namibia  

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

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

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

May 22   On this day in history commencement of first ICC Trophy (PNG vs East Africa & Singapore vs Argentina)  

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

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

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

May 23   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1979.  

May 25   Israel begins to return Sinai to Egypt on this day in history.  

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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   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born on this day in history.  

Apr 28   On this day in history birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  

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

May 07   On this day in history birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history birth of diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer  

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   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 in the year 1979.  

Jan 07   Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1979 avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died in the year 1979.  

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