Historical Events In 1979
Monday, 03 August 2020
Mar 08 In the year 1979 shuttle Columbia (OV-102) transported 38 miles overland from Palmdale
Mar 08 On this day in history the first extraterrestrial volcano discovered (Jupiter's satellite Io)
Mar 09 On this day in history barbara Mullen, actress (Talk of a Million), dies at 64
Mar 09 Bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters on this day in history.
Mar 09 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Mar 11 Randy Hold receives 67 minutes in penalties in a 60 minute NHL hockey game on this day in history.
Mar 11 Victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Mar 13 In the year 1979 european Monetary System is established, ECU created
Mar 13 In the year 1979 gairy dictatorship in Grenada overthrown by New Jewel Movement
Mar 14 Near Coast of Guerrero, Mexico a 7.6 earthquake was centered about 250 km south of Mexico City. At least five people were reported killed in the year 1979.
Mar 14 On this day in history peter Lougheed 1928- wins third term in provincial election and so continues the Tory Blue Rule
Mar 15 On this day in history apparat releases Newdos+ 2.1 for Radio Shack's TRS-80
Mar 16 CBS-TV airs "Wings Over the World" with Paul McCartney on this day in history.
Mar 16 Jean Monnet, French economist/CEO (ECSC), dies at 90 in the year 1979.
Mar 17 On this day in history merv Inverarity, cricketer (father of John WA player 1925-40), dies
Mar 17 World Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by N Linichuk and G Karponosov USSR in the year 1979.
Mar 18 Battles between Kurds & Iranians break in Sananday Iran on this day in history.
Mar 19 In the year 1979 al Hodge, actor (Capt Video), dies at 65
Mar 19 In the year 1979 house of Representatives begins live TV broadcasts via C-SPAN
Mar 20 In the year 1979 columbia flies on Shuttle carrier aircraft to Kennedy Space Center
Mar 20 The last variant of the P-2 Neptune rolled off the production line at ceremonies in Japan. This was the longest production run of any aircraft type in history, 34 years from the first model which was built in 1945 on this day in history.
Mar 21 On this day in history egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel
Mar 22 In the year 1979 ben Lyon, actor (I Cover the Waterfront, Indiscreet), dies at 78
Mar 22 In the year 1979 israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt
Mar 23 On this day in history in a ceremony at NAS Norfolk, Vice Admiral Forrest S. Petersen transferred ownership of the last Kawanishi H8K2 flying boat to the Japanese Museum of Maritime Science.
Mar 23 Philip Bourneuf, actor (Big Night, Frankenstein), dies at 71 in the year 1979.
Mar 24 Columbia flown on aircraft carrier lands at Kennedy Space Center on this day in history.
Mar 24 On this day in history first appearance as Australian cricket captain for Kim Hughes
Mar 24 On this day in history yvonne Mitchell, writer, dies at 53
Mar 25 ... Sykes, British ambassador in The Hague, murdered on this day in history.
Mar 25 Major riot at Bourda prevents day's play in WSC Supertest on this day in history.
Mar 26 Camp David peace treaty between Israel &Egypt on this day in history.
Mar 26 In the year 1979 jean Stafford, US author (Boston Adventure), dies at 63
Mar 27 In the year 1979 ronald Adam, actor (Phantom Shot), dies at 82