What Happened on March 26, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 41st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Mich State beats Indiana St 75-64
  • Camp David peace treaty between Israel & Egypt

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat sign the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty in Washington, D.C.

President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate
Anwar Sadat
Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin
  • Michigan State Spartans snaps Indiana State's 33-game win streak
  • OPEC makes full 14.5% oil price increase for 1979 effective on April 1
  • Padres & Giants announce plans to play exhibition series in Tokyo but Giant players reject it

Famous Birthdays

  • Heidi Zeigler, actress (Sherry-Just the 10 of Us)
  • Hiromi Uehara, Japanese jazz pianist
  • Nacho Novo, Spanish footballer
  • Pierre Wome, Cameroonian footballer

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Comedic actor Bob Denver (44) weds fourth wife Dreama Peery

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Stafford, US author (Boston Adventure), dies at 63