Historical Events on February 1, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ayatollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • Patricia Hearst is released from prison for bank robbery
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR