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Historical Events In 1979

Sunday, 07 March 2021

May 26   On this day in history "Dancin' Fool" by Frank Zappa hits #45  

May 26   George Brent, actor (Baby Face, Dark Victory, 42nd St), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

May 27   Pope John Paul ordains John J O'Conner as a bishop on this day in history.  

May 28   In the year 1979 european Market accepts Greece as member  

May 29   Bishop Abel Muzorewa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's first black PM on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1979 mary Pickford, actress (Coquette, Suds, Secrets), dies at 86  

May 30   In the year 1979 jack Raine, actor (Quartet), dies at 82  

May 30   Nottingham Forrest wins 24th Europe Cup 1 at Munich in the year 1979.  

May 30   Percom Data Company Inc release Microdos for Radio Shack's TRS-80 on this day in history.  

May 31   Nigel Howard, cricketer (England captain 1951-52 tour of India), dies on this day in history.  

May 31   Radio City Music Hall (NYC) reopens in the year 1979.  

May 31   Zimbabwe proclaims independence on this day in history.  

Jun 01   Jack Mulhall, actor (Buck Rogers, Held for Ransom), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   Wings release "Old Siam, Sir" in the year 1979.  

Jun 02   In the year 1979 jim Hutton, actor (Ellery Queen), dies of liver cancer at 45  

Jun 02   In the year 1979 john Paul II becomes first pope to visit a communist country (Poland)  

Jun 02   In the year 1979 nASA launches space vehicle S-198  

Jun 02   Pope John Paul II arrives in his native Poland -- the first-ever visit by a pontiff to a Communist country on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Arno Schmidt, writer, dies at 65 in the year 1979.  

Jun 03   The oil rig Ixtoc I in Gulf of Mexico blows; 3 million bbl of oil spilled on this day in history.  

Jun 04   On this day in history edward Dawson, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1927-30), dies  

Jun 05   Pauline Offner, Zen Theravadin nun, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jun 06   On this day in history jack Haley, actor (Wizard of Oz), dies of cancer at 79  

Jun 07   Bhaskara 1, Indian Earth resources/meteorology satellite, launched in the year 1979.  

Jun 07   In the year 1979 rocker Chuck Berry is charged with tax evasion  

Jun 08   On this day in history herb Polesie, producer/playwright (20 Questions), dies at 79  

Jun 08   On this day in history the Source, first computer public information service, goes online  

Jun 08   On this day in history wings release "Back to the Egg" album  

Jun 09   Michael Cairney topples a record row of 169,713 dominoes on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history first ever European Assembly elections  

Jun 10   Pope John Paul II visits Poland on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history august Maes, Flemish actor/director (Farmer that Dies), dies at 85  

Jun 12   In the year 1979 bryan Allen flew man-powered Gossamer Albatross over English Channel in a human-powered aircraft; flight took 2 hrs, 49 min  

Jun 13   Darla Hood, actress (Our Gang 1935-45), dies at 47 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   In the year 1979 birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  

Apr 28   In the year 1979 birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  

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

May 07   In the year 1979 birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  

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   In the year 1979 conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91  

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack in the year 1979.  

Jan 05   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  

Jan 07   In the year 1979 zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  

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

Jan 11   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1979 death of thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950)  

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