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Historical Events In 1979

Monday, 02 August 2021

Oct 24   In the year 1979 guinness Book of Records presents Paul McCartney with a rhodium disc  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 26   On this day in history jackie Grant, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930-35), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 27   Voluntary Euthanasia Society publishes how-to-do-it suicide guide in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 28   USS Kitty Hawk and her escort ships were directed to operate south of the Korean peninsula in response to the assassination of South Korean President Park on 26 October on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 29   In the year 1979 50 years after the great stock market crash, anti-nuclear protestors fail to shut down the New York Stock Exchange.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 30   NASA launches space vehicle S-203 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Oct 30   On this day in history richard Arrington elected mayor of Birmingham  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 01   Federal government made $1.5 billion loan to Chrysler on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 01   In the year 1979 jacques Mesrine, French "enemy of the state", shot to death  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 01   Tanker Burmah Agate off Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 10.7 m gallons of oil, in US's worst oil spill disaster on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Nov 03   In the year 1979 63 Americans taken hostage at US Embassy (Teheran, Iran)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 03   The Greensboro Massacre - Klu Klux Clan shoot 5 members of the communist workers party IN Greensboro, North Carolina, in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 04   In the year 1979 500 Iranian "students" seize US embassy, take 90 hostages (444 days)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 05   In the year 1979 al Capp cartoonist (Lil' Abner), dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 05   In the year 1979 al Capp, US cartoonist (Li'l Abner), dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 07   On this day in history amedeo Nazzari, actor (Lure of Sila, Night of Cabiria), dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 08   On this day in history aBC broadcasts "Iran Crisis American Held Hostage" with Frank Reynolds (the forerunner to "Nightline")  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 08   In the year 1979 aBC broadcasts "Iran Crisis: American Held Hostage" with Frank Reynolds (the forerunner to "Nightline")  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 08   In the year 1979 sydney Tafler, actor (Too Many Crooks), dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 09   Lewis Charles, actor (Feather & Father Gang), dies at 59 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 10   CP Rail no. 54 suffers a hot axle box and derails 24 cars containing dangerous commodities, in Mississaugua, Ont. Almost a quarter of a million people were evacuated for periods of up to five days in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 10   On this day in history friedrich Thorberg, writer, dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 12   In the year 1979 dimitri Tiompkin, composer, dies at 85  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 12   In the year 1979 uS halts Iranian oil imports &freezes Iranian assets  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   Rebecca Clarke, composer, dies at 93 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 13   Ronald Reagan in NY announces his candidacy for President on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 14   In the year 1979 bill Farrimond, England cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests 1930-35), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 15   In the year 1979 aBC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 15   In the year 1979 british government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 16   Paul McCartney releases "Wonderful Christmas" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 17   On this day in history john Glassock, bass (Jethro Tull), dies at 27 following heart surgery  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 19   Chuck Berry released from prison on income tax evasion on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 22   In the year 1979 anne Vondeling, Male Dutch soc democratic party-minister, dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Nov 23   On this day in history merle Oberon, actress (Assignment Foreign Legion), dies at 68  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   In the year 1979 birth of bahram Radan, Iranian actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   In the year 1979 birth of gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer  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 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 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1979

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

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

Jan 05   Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   On this day in history zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  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   Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 died in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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