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Historical Events In 1979

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Feb 17   William Gargan, actor (Rain, Bells of St Mary), dies at 73 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 18   -52 F (-47 C), Old Forge NY (state record) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 18   In the year 1979 miniseries "Roots The Next Generations" premieres on ABC TV  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 18   On this day in history president Zia ur-Rahmans National Party wins elections in Bangladesh  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 18   On this day in history snow falls in the Sahara Desert  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 21   Glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

Feb 23   "Sarava" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 140 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 23   On this day in history cameron Mclanahan is born in California  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 23   Frank Peterson Jr named first black general in Marine Corps in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 23   George Harrison releases "George Harrison" album in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 23   In the year 1979 w.A.C. Bennett dies at age 78; Premier of British Columbia from 1952 to 1972  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 24   Highest price ever paid for a pig, $42,500, Stamford TX on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 24   In the year 1979 war between North & South Yemen begins  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 25   Soyuz 32 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 26   In the year 1979 total solar eclipse crosses western Canada, casting a moving shadow 250 km wide  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 27   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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 28   Ernest Thompson's "On Golden Pond," premieres in New York NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 28   In the year 1979 jane Hylton, English actress (Adv of Sir Lancelot), dies at 52  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 01   Dolores Costello, actress (Noah's Ark, Expensive Women), dies at 73 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Mar 04   200th episode of "All in the Family" in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 04   In the year 1979 uS Voyager I photo reveals Jupiter's rings  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 05   In the year 1979 vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 05   Voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter (172,000 miles) in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 06   Charles Wagenheim, actor (Halligan-Gunsmoke), dies at 83 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 07   On this day in history guiomar Novaes, pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit), dies at 84  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Mar 08   China withdraws invasion troops from Vietnam in the year 1979.  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   James McAvoy, Scottish actor was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   Bahram Radan, Iranian actor was born in the year 1979.  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer was born in the year 1979.  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

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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 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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