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1979 Historical Event(s)
- January 28, 1979 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Sheep in Chinese astrology.
- February 8, 1979 – Denis Sassou-Nguesso becomes the President of the Republic of the Congo for the first time.
- February 17, 1979 – The Sino-Vietnamese War begins.
- February 18, 1979 – Snow falls in the Sahara Desert in southern Algeria for the only time in recorded history.
- June 12, 1979 – Bryan Allen wins the second Kremer prize for a man powered flight across the English Channel in the Gossamer Albatross.
- September 1, 1979 – The American space probe Pioneer 11 becomes the first spacecraft to visit Saturn when it passes the planet at a distance of 21000 km.
- November 3, 1979 – Greensboro massacre: Five members of the Communist Workers Party are shot dead and seven are wounded by a group of Klansmen and neo-Nazis during a “Death to the Klan” rally in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.
- December 4, 1979 – The Hastie fire in Hull, kills three schoolboys and eventually leads police to arrest Bruce George Peter Lee.
- December 13, 1979 – The Canadian Government of Prime Minister Joe Clark is defeated in the House of Commons, prompting the 1980 Canadian election.
- December 23, 1979 – Soviet war in Afghanistan: Soviet forces occupy Kabul, the Afghan capital.
Who Were Born On 1979?
- January 7, 1979 – Mariangel Ruiz, Venezuelan actress and model
- February 22, 1979 – Brett Emerton, Australian footballer
- March 6, 1979 – Tim Howard, American soccer player
- March 15, 1979 – Kevin Youkilis, American baseball player
- June 26, 1979 – Ryan Tedder, American musician
- August 8, 1979 – Dan Smith, English musician (Noisettes)
- September 16, 1979 – Bobby Korecky, American baseball player
- November 2, 1979 – Julie Lund, Danish actress
- November 5, 1979 – David Suazo, Honduran footballer
- November 13, 1979 – Metta World Peace, American basketball player