Years 1970-1979

Years 1970-1979 Events and photos of Years 1970-1979 ( View the year: 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 )

1970
Egyptian President Nasser dies and is replaced by Anwar el-Sadat
1970
The Beatles break up. By the end of the year, each member had released a solo album
1970
Search with google:Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix and Search with google:Janis JoplinJanis Joplin both die drug-related deaths at age 27
1970 May 1
US troops invade Cambodia
1970 May 31
Earthquake kills more than 50,000 in Peru
1970
Turkey, 1.086 deads - magnitudo 7,4
1970
China, Tonghai, Yunnan - 10.000 deads - magnitudo 7,7
31 May 1970
Peru, Chimbote- 66.000 deads (7,9 Richter)
1970
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Luis F. LeloirLuis F. Leloir, per la scoperta dei nucleotidi zuccherini ed il loro ruolo nella biosintesi dei carboidrati
1970
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:Julius AxelrodJulius Axelrod, Search with google:Ulf Von EulerUlf Von Euler, Search with google:Bernard KatzBernard Katz
1970
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:Norman BorlaugNorman Borlaug
1970
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Paul A SamuelsonPaul A Samuelson
1970
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Alexander SolzhenitsynAlexander Solzhenitsyn
1970
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:Hannes AlfvénHannes Alfvén, Search with google:Louis NeelLouis Neel
1970
Baseball World Series: Baltimore Orioles (AL) 4-1 Cincinnati Reds (NL)
1970
UEFA_Champions_League, Soccer World Cup: Brazil d. Italy (4-1) in Mexico
1970
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: Feyenoord (Netherlands)
1970
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Rod Laver d. J. Newcombe (6-4 5-7 6-4 6-4)
1970
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: New York d. Los Angeles Lakers (4-3)
1970
Football IV Super Bowl: Kansas City d. Minnesota Vikings (23-7)
1970
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Ann Jones d. B.J.King (3-6 6-3 6-2)
1971
Search with google:IntelIntel introduces the microprocessor
1971
Search with google:Mariner IXMariner IX, orbitting Mars, takes revealing pictures of the planet's surface
1971 April 14
Search with google:NixonNixon ends the US trade embargo against China
1971 April 6
Search with google:Mao ZedongMao Zedong invites the US ping-pong team to visit Beijing
1971 January 25
A military junta led by Major General Search with google:Idi AminIdi Amin siezes power in Uganda
1971 October 27
President Mobutu renames the Democratic Republic of Congo, establishing Zaire
1971
USA, Valle di San Fernando California - 65 deads - magnitudo 6,6
1971
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Gerhard HerzbergGerhard Herzberg, per il suo contributo alla conoscenza della struttura elettronica e la geometria delle molecole, specificamente per i radicali liberi
1971
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:Earl W. Jr. SutherlandEarl W. Jr. Sutherland
1971
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:Willy BrandtWilly Brandt
1971
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Simon KuznetsSimon Kuznets
1971
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:Dennis GaborDennis Gabor
1971
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Pablo NerudaPablo Neruda
1971
Tennis Wimbledon Men: John Newcombe d. S. Smith (6-3 5-7 2-6 6-4 6-4)
1971
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Evonne Goolagong d. M.Court (6-4 6-1)
1971
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: Milwaukee Bucks d. Baltimore Bullets (4-0)
1971
Baseball World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates (NL) 4-3 Baltimore Orioles (AL)
1971
Football V Super Bowl: Baltimore d. Dallas Cowboys (16-13)
1971
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: AFC Ajax (Netherlands)
17 February 1972
President Search with google:NixonNixon makes unprecedented eight-day visit to Communist China and meets with Search with google:Mao ZedongMao Zedong
1972
The antidepressant Search with google:ProzacProzac (fluoxetine) is developed by Bryan B. Malloy (Scotland) and Klaus K. Schmiegel (US)
1972
Electronic mail is introduced. Queen Elizabeth will send her first email in 1976
1972
The Search with google:compact diskcompact disk is developed by RCA (US)
1972
CAT (Search with google:Computerized Axial TomographyComputerized Axial Tomography) scanning is developed in England
1972
Apollo XVII, the last manned moon landing to date, returns to Earth with 250 pounds of lunar samples
24 March 1972
UK takes over direct rule of Northern Ireland in bid for peace
29 June 1972
US Supreme Court rules that death penalty is unconstitutional
5 September 1972
Eleven Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich are killed after eight members of an Arab terrorist group invades Olympic Village; five guerrillas and one policeman are also killed
10 April 1972
Iran, Teheran 5.000 deads (7 Richter)
23 December 1972
Nicaragua, Managua 10.000 deads (6,2 Richter)
1972
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Kenneth J. ArrowKenneth J. Arrow, Search with google:John R. HicksJohn R. Hicks
1972
Nobel Prizes Peace: not assigned
1972
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:Gerald M. EdelmanGerald M. Edelman, Search with google:Rodney R. PorterRodney R. Porter
1972
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Christian B. AnfinsenChristian B. Anfinsen, per il suo lavoro sulla ribonucleasi, specificamente per le interconnessioni esistenti tra la sequenza di aminoacidi e le conformazioni aventi attivitÓ biologiche)
1972
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:John BardeenJohn Bardeen, Search with google:Leon N. CooperLeon N. Cooper, Search with google:J. Robert SchriefferJ. Robert Schrieffer
1972
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Heinrich BllHeinrich Bll
1972
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Stanford MooreStanford Moore, Search with google:William H. SteinWilliam H. Stein, per il loro contributo alla comprensione della connessione esistente tra una struttura chimica e l'attivitÓ catalitica della molecola ribonucleica
1972
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Stan Smith d. I. Nastase (4-6 6-3 6-3 4-6 7-5)
1972
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Billie Jean King d. E.Goolagong (6-3 6-3)
1972
WINTER OLYMPICS, Winter Olympics XI: Search with google:SapporoSapporo, Japan
1972
Baseball World Series: Oakland Athletics (AL) 4-3 Cincinnati Reds (NL)
1972
Football VI Super Bowl: Dallas Cowboys d. Miami Dolphins (24-3)
1972
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers d. New York (4-1)
1972
SUMMER OLYMPICS, Summer Olympics XX: Munich (Germany)
1972
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: AFC Ajax (Netherlands)
1973
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (Search with google:TCP/IPTCP/IP) is designed and in 1983 it becomes the standard for communicating between computers over the Internet
1973
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Search with google:OPECOPEC) hikes oil prices tremendously in retaliation for Western countries' involvement in Yom Kippur War
1973
Search with google:NixonNixon, on national TV, accepts responsibility, but not blame, for Watergate
1973
At the 1972 Academy Awards, Sacheen Littlefeather stands in for Marlon Brando and refuses his Best Actor Oscar for his role in Search with google:The GodfatherThe Godfather, to protest the USA government's treatment of Native Americans
1973 August 15
US bombing of Cambodia ends, marking official halt to 12 years of combat activity in Southeast Asia
1973 January 1
UK, Ireland, and Denmark enter Search with google:European Economic CommunityEuropean Economic Community
1973 January 28
A ceasefire is signed, ending involvement of American ground troops in the Vietnam War
1973 May 14
Search with google:SkylabSkylab, the first American space station, is launched
1973 October 6
Fourth and largest Arab-Israeli conflict begins when Egyptian and Syrian forces attack Israel as Jews mark Yom Kippur, holiest day in their calendar. Egypt and Israel sign US-sponsored cease-fire accord (November 11)
1973 September 11
Chile's Marxist president, Search with google:Salvadore AllendeSalvadore Allende, is overthrown; Gen. Search with google:Augusto PinochetAugusto Pinochet takes power
1973
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:Leo EsakiLeo Esaki, Search with google:Ivar GiaeverIvar Giaever, Search with google:Brian D. JosephsonBrian D. Josephson
1973
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Wassily LeontiefWassily Leontief
1973
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:Henry A. KissingerHenry A. Kissinger, Search with google:Le Duc ThoLe Duc Tho
1973
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:Karl von FrischKarl von Frisch, Search with google:Konrad LorenzKonrad Lorenz, Search with google:Nikolaas TinbergenNikolaas Tinbergen
1973
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Ernst Otto FischerErnst Otto Fischer, Search with google:Geoffrey WilkinsonGeoffrey Wilkinson, per il loro lavoro pionieristico, effettuato indipendentemente l'uno dall'altro, nel campo della chimica metallorganica, sui composti a sandwich
1973
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Patrick WhitePatrick White
1973
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: New York d. Los Angeles Lakers (4-1)
1973
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: AFC Ajax (Netherlands)
1973
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Billie Jean King d. C.Evert (6-0 7-5)
1973
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Jan Kodes d. A. Metreveli (6-1 9-8 6-3)
1973
Baseball World Series: Oakland Athletics (AL) 4-3 New York Mets (NL)
1973
Football VII Super Bowl: Miami Dolphins d. Washington Redskins(14-7)
12 September 1974
Emperor Search with google:Haile SelassieHaile Selassie of Ethiopia is deposed. A collective military dictatorship assumes power
18 May 1974
India successfully tests an atomic device, becoming the world's sixth nuclear power
1974
People magazine debuts, with Mia Farrow gracing the cover
1974
Premier Russian dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov defects and joins the American Ballet Theatre
1974
Search with google:NixonNixon and Search with google:BrezhnevBrezhnev meet in Moscow to discuss arms limitation agreements
1974 March 18
Search with google:OPECOPEC ends the oil embargo begun in 1973 during the Search with google:Yom Kippur WarYom Kippur War
25 April 1974
Leftist revolution ends almost 50 years of dictatorial rule in Portugal
5 February 1974
Search with google:Patricia HearstPatricia Hearst, 19 year old daughter of publisher Randolph Hearst, kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army
8 August 1974
Search with google:Richard M. NixonRichard M. Nixon announces he will resign the next day, the first President to do so
9 August 1974
Vice President Search with google:Gerald R. FordGerald R. Ford of Michigan is sworn in as 38th President of the US
1969-1974
Search with google:Richard NixonRichard Nixon (January 09, 1913 -April 22, 1994). 37° President , Repubblican
1974-1977
Search with google:Gerald FordGerald Ford (July 14, 1913 -December 26, 2006). 38° President , Repubblican
1974
China, 20.000 deads
1974
Pakistan, 9 Cities - 5.200 deads - magnitudo 6,3
1974
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Friedrich von HayekFriedrich von Hayek, Search with google:Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
1974
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:Antony HewishAntony Hewish, Search with google:Martin RyleMartin Ryle
1974
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Johnson e MartinsonJohnson e Martinson
1974
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:Albert ClaudeAlbert Claude, Search with google:Christian De DuveChristian De Duve, Search with google:George E. PaladeGeorge E. Palade
1974
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Paul J. FloryPaul J. Flory
1974
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:Sen MacBrideSen MacBride, Search with google:Eisaku SatoEisaku Sato
1974
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Chris Evert d. O. Morozova (6-0 6-4)
1974
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: FC Bayern Munich (West Germany)
1974
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: Boston Celtics d. Milwaukee Bucks (4-3)
1974
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Jimmy Connors d. K. Rosewall (6-1 6-1 6-4)
1974
Baseball World Series: Oakland Athletics (AL) 4-1 Los Angeles Dodgers (NL)
1974
Football VIII Super Bowl: Miami Dolphins d. Minnesota Vikings (24-7)
1974
UEFA_Champions_League, Soccer World Cup: W. Germany d. Holland (2-1) in West Germany
15 July 1975
Search with google:Apollo spacecraftApollo spacecraft and Search with google:Soyuz spacecraftSoyuz spacecraft take off for US-Soviet link-up in space
15 May 1975
American merchant ship Mayaguez, seized by Cambodian forces, is rescued in operation by US Navy and Marines, 38 of whom are killed
1975
Home videotape systems (VCRs) are developed in Japan by Search with google:SonySony (Search with google:BetamaxBetamax) and Search with google:MatsushitaMatsushita (Search with google:VHSVHS)
1975
The Search with google:AltairAltair home computer kit allows consumers to build and program their own personal computers
1975 April
Search with google:Pol PotPol Pot and Search with google:Khmer RougeKhmer Rouge take over Cambodia
22 September 1975
President Ford escapes second assassination attempt in 17 days
30 April 1975
The city of Search with google:SaigonSaigon is surrendered and remaining Americans are evacuated, ending the Vietnam War
5 September 1975
President Ford escapes assassination attempt in Sacramento, Calif.
04 February 1975
China, Anshan - 7,3
06 September 1975
Turkey, Lice - 6,8 - 2.300 deads - magnitudo 6,8
1975
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:John Warcup CornforthJohn Warcup Cornforth
1975
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Leonid Vitalevic KantorovicLeonid Vitalevic Kantorovic, Search with google:Tjalling C. KoopmansTjalling C. Koopmans
1975
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:Aage Niels BohrAage Niels Bohr, Search with google:Ben MottelsonBen Mottelson, Search with google:James RainwaterJames Rainwater
1975
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Eugenio MontaleEugenio Montale
1975
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:Andrei Dmitrievich SakharovAndrei Dmitrievich Sakharov
1975
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:David BaltimoreDavid Baltimore, Search with google:Renato DulbeccoRenato Dulbecco, Search with google:Howard Martin TeminHoward Martin Temin
1975
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Vladimir PrelogVladimir Prelog, per le sue ricerche sulla stereochimica delle molecole organiche e delle loro reazioni
1975
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Arthur Ashe d. J. Connors (6-1 6-1 5-7 6-4)
1975
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Billie Jean King d. E. Cawley (6-0 6-1)
1975
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: Golden St. d. Washington Bullets (4-0)
1975
Baseball World Series: Cincinnati Reds (NL) 4-3 Boston Red Sox (AL)
1975
Football XIX Super Bowl: Pittsburgh Steelers d. Minnesota Vikings (16-6)
1975
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: FC Bayern Munich (West Germany)
1976
Search with google:Richard LeakeyRichard Leakey discovers a 1.5 million year old Homo erectus skull in Kenya
1976
Search with google:Viking IViking I lands on Mars
1976
Search with google:Air FranceAir France and Search with google:British AirwaysBritish Airways begin the first regularly scheduled commercial supersonic transport (SST) flights
2 April 1976
Search with google:Khmer RougeKhmer Rouge leader Search with google:Pol PotPol Pot becomes prime minister (and virtual dictator) of Cambodia after Prince Sihanouk steps down
2 November 1976
Search with google:Jimmy CarterJimmy Carter elected US President
3 July 1976
US Supreme Court rules that death penalty is not inherently cruel or unusual and is a constitutionally acceptable form of punishment
4 July 1976
Israeli airborne commandos attack Uganda's Search with google:Entebbe AirportEntebbe Airport and free 103 hostages held by pro-Palestinian hijackers of Air France plane; one Israeli and several Ugandan soldiers killed in raid
6 May 1976
Earthquake Friuli
04 February 1976
Guatemala, Città del Guatemala 23.000 deads - magnitudo 7,5
06 May 1976
Italy, Friuli 1.000 deads, magnitudo 6.5
1976
Filippines, Mindanao - 8.000 deads - magnitudo 7,8
1976
Nuova Guinea, Irian Jaya - 443 deads - magnitudo 7,1
24 November 1976
Turkey, Van 5.000 deads, magnitudo 7.8
28 July 1976
China, Tangshan, un bilancio terrificante: 250.000 deads secondo le autorità, oltre 500.000 secondo altre fonti, a Tangshan - magnitudo 8,2
1976
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman
1976
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:Mairead CorriganMairead Corrigan, Search with google:Betty WilliamsBetty Williams
1976
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:Baruch S. BlumbergBaruch S. Blumberg, Search with google:D. Carleton GajdusekD. Carleton Gajdusek
1976
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:William N. LipscombWilliam N. Lipscomb, per i suoi studi sulla struttura dei borani, chiarendone la natura dei legami chimici
1976
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:Burton RichterBurton Richter, Search with google:Samuel C. C. TingSamuel C. C. Ting
1976
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Saul BellowSaul Bellow
1976
Football XX Super Bowl: Pittsburgh Steelers d. Dallas Cowboys (21-17)
1976
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: FC Bayern Munich (West Germany)
1976
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Chris Evert d. E. Cawley (6-3 4-6 8-6)
1976
Baseball World Series: Cincinnati Reds (NL) 4-0 New York Yankees (AL)
1976
WINTER OLYMPICS, Winter Olympics XII: Search with google:InnsbruckInnsbruck, Austria
1976
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: Boston Celtics d. Phoenix (4-2)
1976
SUMMER OLYMPICS, Summer Olympics XXI: Montreal (Canada)
1976
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Bjorn Borg d. I. Nastase (6-4 6-2 9-7)
1977
Nuclear-proliferation pact, curbing spread of nuclear weapons, is signed by 15 countries, including US and USSR (September 21
1977
Star Wars hits theaters,for the first time,and will go on to be the second highest-grossing film of all time
1977
Search with google:Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping, purged Chinese leader, restored to power as Search with google:Gang of FourGang of Four is expelled from Communist Party (July 22)
1977
The Search with google:neutron bombneutron bomb is developed
1977
Elvis Presley dies at Graceland, his Memphis, Tennessee home. He was 42
1977
First woman Episcopal priest ordained (January 1
1974-1977
Search with google:Gerald FordGerald Ford (July 14, 1913 -December 26, 2006). 38° President , Repubblican
1977-1981
Search with google:Jimmy CarterJimmy Carter (October 01, 1924). 39° President , Democratic
1977
Indonesia, 200 deads - magnitudo 8
1977
Romania, Bucarest e altre zone - 1.541 deads - magnitudo 7,5
1977
Argentina, 100 deads - magnitudo 8,2
1977
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:James E MeadeJames E Meade, Search with google:Bertil OhlinBertil Ohlin
1977
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:Amnesty InternationalAmnesty International
1977
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:Roger GuilleminRoger Guillemin, Search with google:Andrew V. SchallyAndrew V. Schally, Search with google:Rosalyn YalowRosalyn Yalow
1977
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Ilya PrigogineIlya Prigogine, per il suo contributo alla termodinamica di non equilibrio, specificamente per lo sviluppo della teoria dissipativa delle strutture
1977
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:Philip W. AndersonPhilip W. Anderson, Search with google:Nevill F. MottNevill F. Mott, Search with google:John Hasbrouck van VleckJohn Hasbrouck van Vleck
1977
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Vicente AleixandreVicente Aleixandre
1977
Baseball World Series: New York Yankees (AL) 4-2 Los Angeles Dodgers (NL)
1977
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: Liverpool (England)
1977
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Bjorn Borg d. J. Connors (3-6 6-2 6-1 5-7 6-4)
1977
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: Portland Trail Blazers d. Philadelphia 76ers (4-2)
1977
Football XXI Super Bowl: Oakland d. Minnesota Vikings (32-14)
1977
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Virginia Wade d. B. Stove (4-6 6-3 6-1)
16 March 1978
US Senate approves Panama Canal neutrality treaty ; votes treaty to turn canal over to Panama by year 2000 (April 18)
16 October 1978
succeeded by Search with google:Karol Cardinal WojtylaKarol Cardinal Wojtyla of Poland as Search with google:John Paul IIJohn Paul II
17 September 1978
'Framework for Peace' in Middle East signed by Egypt's President Search with google:Anwar SadatAnwar Sadat and Israeli Premier Search with google:Menachem BeginMenachem Begin after 13-day conference at Camp David led by President Search with google:Jimmy CarterJimmy Carter
18 November 1978
Jim Jones's followers commit mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana
1978
A fusion reaction in a reactor at Princeton reaches 60 million degrees Fahrenheit for 1/20 of a second
1978
Search with google:SonySony introduces the Search with google:WalkmanWalkman, the first portable stereo
28 September 1978
new Pope, Search with google:John Paul IJohn Paul I, 65, dies unexpectedly after 34 days in office
6 August 1978
Pope Search with google:Paul VIPaul VI, dead at 80, mourned
9 May 1978
Former Italian Premier Search with google:Aldo MoroAldo Moro kidnapped by left wing terrorists, who kill five bodyguards (March 16); he is found slain
1978
Iran, Tabas 25.000 deads - magnitudo 7,7
1978
Japan, Sendai - 21 deads - magnitudo 7,5
1978
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, Arno A. PenziasSearch with google:, , Robert W. Wilson$
1978
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
1978
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:Menachem Begin, Mohamed Anwar El SadatMenachem Begin, Mohamed Anwar El Sadat
1978
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:Werner ArberWerner Arber, Search with google:Daniel NathansDaniel Nathans, Search with google:Hamilton O. SmithHamilton O. Smith
1978
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Isaac Bashevis SingerIsaac Bashevis Singer
1978
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Peter D. MitchellPeter D. Mitchell, per la sua formulazione della teoria chemiosmotica
1978
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: Liverpool (England)
1978
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: Washington Bullets d. Seattle (4-3)
1978
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Martina Navratilova d. C. Evert (2-6 6-4 7-5)
1978
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Bjorn Borg d. J. Connors (6-2 6-2 6-3)
1978
Baseball World Series: New York Yankees (AL) 4-2 Los Angeles Dodgers (NL)
1978
Football XXII Super Bowl: Dallas Cowboys d. Denver Broncos (27-10)
1978
UEFA_Champions_League, Soccer World Cup: Argentina d. Holland (3-1) in Argentina
14 June 1979
Search with google:CarterCarter and Search with google:BrezhnevBrezhnev sign Search with google:SALT IISALT II agreement
16 January 1979
Shah leaves Iran after year of turmoil; revolutionary forces under Muslim leader, Ayatollah Search with google:Ruhollah KhomeiniRuhollah Khomeini, take over (February 1 et seq.)
27 December 1979
Soviet invasion of Search with google:AfghanistanAfghanistan stirs world protests
28 March 1979
An overheated reactor at the Three Mile Island nuclear facility in Pennsylvania threatens to melt down. It does not, but 144,000 residents of nearby Middletown are evacuated
3 May 1979
Conservatives win British election; Margaret Thatcher becomes new prime minister
4 November 1979
Iranian militants seize US embassy in Search with google:TeheranTeheran and hold hostages
7 January 1979
Vietnam and Vietnam-backed Cambodian insurgents announce fall of Cambodian capital Search with google:Phnom PenhPhnom Penh and collapse of Pol Pot regime
1979
Colombia,Ecuador, - 800 deads - magnitudo 7,9
1979
Indonesia, 100 deads - magnitudo 8,1
1979
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:Alan M. CormackAlan M. Cormack, Search with google:Godfrey N. HounsfieldGodfrey N. Hounsfield
1979
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:Madre Teresa di CalcuttaMadre Teresa di Calcutta
1979
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Arthur LewisArthur Lewis, Search with google:Theodore W. SchultzTheodore W. Schultz
1979
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Herbert C. BrownHerbert C. Brown, Search with google:Georg WittigGeorg Wittig, per lo sviluppo dell'uso del boranio e dei composti contenenti fosforo, in importanti reagenti di sintesi organica
1979
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:Sheldon L. GlashowSheldon L. Glashow, Search with google:Abdus SalamAbdus Salam, Search with google:Steven WeinbergSteven Weinberg
1979
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Odysseus ElytisOdysseus Elytis
1979
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Bjorn Borg d. R. Tanner (6-7 6-1 3-6 6-3 6-4)
1979
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Martina Navratilova d. C. Evert Lloyd (6-4 6-4)
1979
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: Seattle d. Washington Bullets (4-1)
1979
Baseball World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates (NL) 4-3 Baltimore Orioles (AL)
1979
Football XXIII Super Bowl: Pittsburgh Steelers d. Dallas Cowboys (35-31)
1979
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: Nottingham Forest (England)
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