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Historical Events In 1979

Monday, 26 October 2020

Feb 17   William Gargan, actor (Rain, Bells of St Mary), dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 18   In the year 1979 -52 F (-47 C), Old Forge NY (state record)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 18   Miniseries "Roots The Next Generations" premieres on ABC TV on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 18   In the year 1979 nASA launches space vehicle S-202  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 18   President Zia ur-Rahmans National Party wins elections in Bangladesh on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 18   In the year 1979 snow falls in the Sahara Desert  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 21   2 Iowa girls High School basketball teams play 4 scoreless quarters; the game was won 4-2 in the 4th overtime period on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 21   In the year 1979 glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 21   In the year 1979 japan launches Hakucho x-ray satellite & Corsa-B (550/580 km)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 22   Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Primate & Cat Building is dedicated in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Feb 22   In the year 1979 st Lucia gains independence from Britain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   In the year 1979 "Sarava" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 140 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   In the year 1979 cameron Mclanahan is born in California  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   On this day in history frank Peterson Jr named first black general in Marine Corps  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   George Harrison releases "George Harrison" album on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   W.A.C. Bennett dies at age 78; Premier of British Columbia from 1952 to 1972 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 24   Highest price ever paid for a pig, $42,500, Stamford TX in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 24   War between North & South Yemen begins in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 25   Soyuz 32 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   In the year 1979 a total eclipse of the sun casts a huge shadow from Oregon to North Dakota.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 26   Total solar eclipse crosses western Canada, casting a moving shadow 250 km wide on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 27   On this day in history the Navy took delivery of the last A-4 Skyhawk from the McDonnell Douglas Corporation, setting a record for the longest production run for any U.S. military aircraft.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   On this day in history ernest Thompson's "On Golden Pond," premieres in New York NY  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 28   On this day in history jane Hylton, English actress (Adv of Sir Lancelot), dies at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 01   Dolores Costello, actress (Noah's Ark, Expensive Women), dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 02   In the year 1979 edith Craig, actress (Harmony Lane, Smashing Rackets), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 04   In the year 1979 200th episode of "All in the Family"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 04   On this day in history uS Voyager I photo reveals Jupiter's rings  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 05   Vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 05   Voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter (172,000 miles) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 06   On this day in history charles Wagenheim, actor (Halligan-Gunsmoke), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 07   In the year 1979 guiomar Novaes, pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 07   In the year 1979 uSS Constellation and her escort ships were ordered to the Gulf of Aden in response to the conflict between North and South Yemen.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Mar 08   In the year 1979 china withdraws invasion troops from Vietnam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Apr 02   Jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 21   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born on this day in history.  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   Katie Douglas, American basketball player was born on this day in history.  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   Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer was born on this day in history.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack  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   In the year 1979 zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63 on this day in history.  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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