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Historical Events In 1979

Monday, 03 August 2020

Oct 24   Guinness Book of Records presents Paul McCartney with a rhodium disc on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Oct 27   In the year 1979 voluntary Euthanasia Society publishes how-to-do-it suicide guide  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

Oct 30   In the year 1979 nASA launches space vehicle S-203  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 01   On this day in history federal government made $1.5 billion loan to Chrysler  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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 Whatsapp

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

Nov 03   In the year 1979 the Greensboro Massacre - Klu Klux Clan shoot 5 members of the communist workers party IN Greensboro, North Carolina,  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 04   500 Iranian "students" seize US embassy, take 90 hostages (444 days) in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 05   Al Capp cartoonist (Lil' Abner), dies at 70 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 05   On this day in history al Capp, US cartoonist (Li'l Abner), dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 07   Amedeo Nazzari, actor (Lure of Sila, Night of Cabiria), dies at 71 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 08   ABC broadcasts "Iran Crisis: American Held Hostage" with Frank Reynolds (the forerunner to "Nightline") in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 09   Lewis Charles, actor (Feather & Father Gang), dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 10   On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 10   In the year 1979 friedrich Thorberg, writer, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 12   On this day in history uS halts Iranian oil imports &freezes Iranian assets  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 13   On this day in history rebecca Clarke, composer, dies at 93  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 13   Ronald Reagan in NY announces his candidacy for President in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 15   ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 15   British government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Nov 17   John Glassock, bass (Jethro Tull), dies at 27 following heart surgery in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 19   On this day in history chuck Berry released from prison on income tax evasion  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 22   Anne Vondeling, Male Dutch soc democratic party-minister, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Nov 23   On this day in history merle Oberon, actress (Assignment Foreign Legion), dies at 68  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   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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Jan 03   On this day in history conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 07   Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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