Historical Events In 1979
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Mar 08 On this day in history shuttle Columbia (OV-102) transported 38 miles overland from Palmdale
Mar 08 The first extraterrestrial volcano discovered (Jupiter's satellite Io) on this day in history.
Mar 09 On this day in history barbara Mullen, actress (Talk of a Million), dies at 64
Mar 09 On this day in history bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters
Mar 09 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Mar 11 In the year 1979 randy Hold receives 67 minutes in penalties in a 60 minute NHL hockey game
Mar 11 On this day in history victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88
Mar 13 European Monetary System is established, ECU created on this day in history.
Mar 13 Gairy dictatorship in Grenada overthrown by New Jewel Movement on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history 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
Mar 14 Peter Lougheed 1928- wins third term in provincial election and so continues the Tory Blue Rule in the year 1979.
Mar 15 Apparat releases Newdos+ 2.1 for Radio Shack's TRS-80 on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1979 cBS-TV airs "Wings Over the World" with Paul McCartney
Mar 16 In the year 1979 jean Monnet, French economist/CEO (ECSC), dies at 90
Mar 17 Merv Inverarity, cricketer (father of John WA player 1925-40), dies on this day in history.
Mar 17 In the year 1979 world Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by N Linichuk and G Karponosov USSR
Mar 18 Battles between Kurds & Iranians break in Sananday Iran on this day in history.
Mar 19 Al Hodge, actor (Capt Video), dies at 65 in the year 1979.
Mar 19 House of Representatives begins live TV broadcasts via C-SPAN in the year 1979.
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 in the year 1979.
Mar 21 Egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Mar 23 Philip Bourneuf, actor (Big Night, Frankenstein), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Mar 24 On this day in history columbia flown on aircraft carrier lands at Kennedy Space Center
Mar 24 On this day in history first appearance as Australian cricket captain for Kim Hughes
Mar 24 Yvonne Mitchell, writer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history camp David peace treaty between Israel &Egypt
Mar 26 Jean Stafford, US author (Boston Adventure), dies at 63 in the year 1979.
Mar 27 On this day in history ronald Adam, actor (Phantom Shot), dies at 82