What Happened on March 30, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Airey Neave, a British politician, is killed by a car bomb as he exits the Palace of Westminster. The Irish National Liberation Army claims responsibility.

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Norah Jones, American singer and pianist, born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer & Pianist Norah Jones
Singer & Pianist
Norah Jones
  • Simon Webbe, English singer

Famous Deaths

  • Airey Neave, British MP (Conservatives), killed by terrorist bomb