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Historical Events In 1979

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Aug 06   Kurt Kasznar, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 06   Kurt Kaszner actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   On this day in history the first day of trading in British Columbia Resources Investment Corporation (BCRIC) shares, everyone in the province got 5 shares from the government  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 09   Allan Frank, actor (Charade Quiz), dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 10   Dick Foran, actor (OK Crackerby), dies at 69 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 13   In the year 1979 lou Brock gets his 3,000 career hit  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 15   On this day in history hurricane David in Dominican Republic, Dominica killing 2,069 people  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 17   Vivian Vance actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy), dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 17   On this day in history vivian Vance, actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy), dies of cancer at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 19   In the year 1979 crew of Soyuz 32 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 34 aft 175 d flight  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Aug 19   Dorsey Burnette, rocker, dies at 46 of a heart attack on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 22   In the year 1979 henry Beernink, politician, dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 23   Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 23   Mian Mohammad Saeed, cricketer (1st Pakistan capt 1948-49), dies in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 23   Soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 23   UN's Vienna office opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 24   In the year 1979 uN's Vienna office begins issuing postage stamps  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 25   On this day in history stan Kenton, orch leader (Music 55), dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 27   An IRA bomb takes the life of British Lord Louis Mountbatten in a boat off the Irish coast in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 27   In the year 1979 boleslaw Szabelski, composer, dies at 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 28   Simonow, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 29   Mary Marquet, actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 30   A U.S. Navy CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter of VR-24 lifted a 12-foot bronze statue of the Madonna and Child to the top of Mt. Tiberius on Capri, Italy, to replace one which had been destroyed by lightning. The statue was too large to be transported overland in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 30   The first prototype of the Navy's SH-60B Seahawk helicopter was unveiled at the Sikorsky Aircraft Division at Stratford, Connecticut on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 30   In the year 1979 the first recorded occurrence-comet hits sun (energy=1 mil hydrogen bombs)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 31   Comet Howard-Koomur-Michels collides with the Sun in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 31   Donald McHenry named to succeed Andrew Young as UN ambassador in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 31   E J "Tiger" Smith, England cricket wicket-keeper 1911-14), dies in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 31   Movie actress Sally Rand dies of heart failure at age 76 in Glendora, CAug 31, in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 01   On this day in history debbie Boone &Gabriel Ferrer wed in LA  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 01   In the year 1979 doris Kenyon, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 01   LA Court orders Clayton Moore to stop wearing Lone Ranger mask in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 01   On this day in history pioneer 11 becomes the first spacecraft to flyby the planet Saturn  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 01   On this day in history pioneer 11 makes 1st fly-by of Saturn, discovers new moon, rings  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Apr 02   Jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5) was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   In the year 1979 birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   In the year 1979 birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 07   In the year 1979 birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   In the year 1979 avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   On this day in history jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 13   On this day in history death of donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   Thomas DeSimone, gangster associate of the Lucchese crime family (b. 1950) died in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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