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Historical Events In 1979

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May 09   On this day in history cyrus S Eaton, Canada/US multi-millionaire, dies at 95  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 09   US &USSR sign Salt 2 treaty, limiting nuclear weapons in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   On this day in history federated States of Micronesia becomes self-governing  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Morton, satirist (Beachcomber), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 10   On this day in history vivekananda (Sri Lanka) completes nonstop cycle ride of 187 hours, 28 minutes, around Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 11   Joan Chandler, dies at 55 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 12   On this day in history chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay comes to an end  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   In the year 1979 nelly Aenders, actress (In Pyama), dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 13   On this day in history shah & family sentenced to death in Teheran  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 14   Paul van 't Veeer, Dutch journalist/writer (Vrije Volk), dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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May 16   Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader & civil rights pioneer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 16   FC Barcelona wins 19th Europe Cup II in Basel on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 17   In the year 1979 -12F (-11C), on top of Mauna Kea HI (state record)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 17   Emmy 6th Daytime Award presentation on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   "In The Navy" by Village People hits #3 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   On this day in history guitarist Eric Clapton marries Patti Boyd  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 19   On this day in history the President announced he had instructed the U.S. Seventh Fleet to aid the Vietnamese "boat people" and assist them to safety  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 21   Dan White convicted of manslaughter death of San Fransisco mayor Moscone on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 21   In the year 1979 elton John becomes first western rocker to perform live in the USSR  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 21   Elton John becomes the first western rock 'n roll artist to perform live in USSR on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 21   National Volksraad installed in Namibia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 21   Stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 1 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 21   Stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 1 in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   In the year 1979 canadians elect conservatives, Joseph Clark replaces Pierre Trudeau but not for long  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   In the year 1979 commencement of first ICC Trophy (PNG vs East Africa & Singapore vs Argentina)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   The first of two McDonnell Douglas AV-8C Harriers arrived at NATC, Patuxent River for service acceptance trials in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 23   Hubert van Doorne, auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 23   Rocker Tom Petty files chapter 11 bankruptcy in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 23   West-Germany elects Karl Carstens president in the year 1979.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 24   On this day in history billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 24   On this day in history jan Arvan, actor (Red Skelton Show, Zorro), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 24   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 25   In the year 1979 american Airlines DC-10 crashes in Chicago killing 275  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 25   Israel begins to return Sinai to Egypt 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   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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  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

Famous Deaths In 1979

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Jan 03   On this day in history conrad Hilton, US founder (Hilton Hotels), dies at 91  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   Charles Mingus, jazz bassist, dies of heart attack on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   In the year 1979 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   On this day in history jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 13   In the year 1979 death of donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33  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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