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Historical Events In 1979

Monday, 02 August 2021

Feb 17   On this day in history william Gargan, actor (Rain, Bells of St Mary), dies at 73  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Feb 18   On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-202  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 18   President Zia ur-Rahmans National Party wins elections in Bangladesh on this day in history.  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   On this day in history glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 22   On this day in history cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Primate & Cat Building is dedicated  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Feb 22   On this day in history st Lucia gains independence from Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 23   In the year 1979 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 on this day in history.  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 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 24   War between North & South Yemen begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 26   A total eclipse of the sun casts a huge shadow from Oregon to North Dakota on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 26   Total solar eclipse crosses western Canada, casting a moving shadow 250 km wide in the year 1979.  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   Jane Hylton, English actress (Adv of Sir Lancelot), dies at 52 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Mar 02   On this day in history edith Craig, actress (Harmony Lane, Smashing Rackets), dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 04   In the year 1979 200th episode of "All in the Family"  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   Vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Mar 06   On this day in history charles Wagenheim, actor (Halligan-Gunsmoke), dies at 83  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   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 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   Jesse Carmichael, American musician (Maroon 5) was born in the year 1979.  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   Katie Douglas, American basketball player was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   In the year 1979 birth of barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress  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   In the year 1979 birth of andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1979 charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack  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   Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 14   On this day in history 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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