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Historical Events In 1979

Monday, 26 October 2020

Sep 26   In the year 1979 arthur Hunnicutt, actor (Big Sky, Apache Uprising), dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 27   Gracie Fields, actress (Queen of Hearts), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 27   The US Congress approves the establishment of the Department of Education as a federal cabinet agency on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 28   Jimmy McCulloch, guitarist (Wings), dies at 26 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 28   In the year 1979 larry Holmes (retain championship) KOs Earnie Shavers in 11 rounds  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 29   Gold hits record $400.20 an ounce in Hong Kong on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 29   In the year 1979 pope John Paul II becomes first pope to visit Ireland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 01   In the year 1979 president Jimmy Carter awards the Congressional Space Medal of Honor to former naval aviators Neil Armstrong, CAPT Charles Conrad, Jr., USN (Ret.), COL John Glenn, USMC (Ret.), and RADM Alan Shepard, Jr., USN (Ret.)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 01   Roy Harris, US composer, dies at 81 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 01   In the year 1979 uS returns Canal Zone to Panama after 75 years (but not the canal)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Oct 03   Charles White, artist, dies at 61 in Los Angeles in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 04   Christina Spierenburg, Dutch singer, dies at 56 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 05   In the year 1979 charlie Smith, oldest American (137 year), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 06   Elizabeth Bishop, poetess (North & South, Pulitzer 1956), dies at 68 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 06   In the year 1979 pope John Paul II is First Pope to visit the White House  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 08   On this day in history june Nash, actress (Strange Cargo, Dynamite), dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 10   Panama assumes sovereignty over Canal Zone on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 10   Paul Paray, French composer, dies at 93 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 12   On this day in history celia Lovsky, actress (Airport, Harlow, T'Pau-Star Trek), dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 13   Clarence Muse, actor (Sam-Casablanca), dies at 90 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 14   In the year 1979 nHL's greatest scorer Wayne Gretsky scores his First NHL goal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   In the year 1979 nY Knicks retire 2nd number, # 10, Walt Frazier  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   On this day in history the first Monday Night Footbal game from NYC, Jets beat Vikings 14-7 (Shea Stad)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   1,800 Marines landed in Guantanamo Bay as a demonstration of naval power in the wake of the Soviet refusal to withdraw the Russian combat brigade in Cuba in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   On this day in history d Bautista of Mexico completes 20,000 m walk in record 1 20 06.8  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   D Bautista of Mexico completes 20,000 m walk in record 1:20:06.8 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   John Stuart, actor (Number 17), dies at 81 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 17   In the year 1979 mother Teresa of India, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 18   "Beatlemania" opens in London in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 20   On this day in history john F Kennedy Library dedicated in Boston  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 22   On this day in history deposed Shah of Iran arrives in NY for medical treatment  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 22   On this day in history jesse Bishop, murderer, dies in Nevada gas chamber  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 22   In the year 1979 ousted Shah of Iran arrives in New York for cancer treatment  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 22   Walt Disney World's 100-millionth guest on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Apr 21   On this day in history birth of james McAvoy, Scottish actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 28   On this day in history birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 07   On this day in history birth of katie Douglas, American basketball player  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 19   Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 19   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   On this day in history charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 11   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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