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Historical Events In 1979

Monday, 02 August 2021

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

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 28   Jimmy McCulloch, guitarist (Wings), dies at 26 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 28   On this day in history larry Holmes (retain championship) KOs Earnie Shavers in 11 rounds  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Oct 01   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.) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 01   Roy Harris, US composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 01   US returns Canal Zone to Panama after 75 years (but not the canal) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Oct 03   On this day in history charles White, artist, dies at 61 in Los Angeles  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 05   Charlie Smith, oldest American (137 year), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 06   On this day in history elizabeth Bishop, poetess (North & South, Pulitzer 1956), dies at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 06   Pope John Paul II is First Pope to visit the White House on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 08   June Nash, actress (Strange Cargo, Dynamite), dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 10   Panama assumes sovereignty over Canal Zone in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 10   In the year 1979 paul Paray, French composer, dies at 93  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 12   Celia Lovsky, actress (Airport, Harlow, T'Pau-Star Trek), dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Oct 14   On this day in history nHL's greatest scorer Wayne Gretsky scores his First NHL goal  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 15   NY Knicks retire 2nd number, # 10, Walt Frazier on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 15   In the year 1979 the first Monday Night Footbal game from NYC, Jets beat Vikings 14-7 (Shea Stad)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 17   On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 17   In the year 1979 d Bautista of Mexico completes 20,000 m walk in record 1 20 06.8  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 17   D Bautista of Mexico completes 20,000 m walk in record 1:20:06.8 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 17   In the year 1979 john Stuart, actor (Number 17), dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 17   On this day in history mother Teresa of India, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 18   On this day in history "Beatlemania" opens in London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 20   John F Kennedy Library dedicated in Boston in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 22   Deposed Shah of Iran arrives in NY for medical treatment in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 22   Jesse Bishop, murderer, dies in Nevada gas chamber in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 22   On this day in history ousted Shah of Iran arrives in New York for cancer treatment  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 22   In the year 1979 walt Disney World's 100-millionth guest  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Apr 02   On this day in history birth of jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 28   Bahram Radan, Iranian actor was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 19   Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   On this day in history birth of diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1979

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Jan 03   In the year 1979 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1979 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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