Historical Events on January 29, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Brenda Spencer kills 2, inspires Boomtown Rats "I Don't Like Mondays"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chinese vice-premier Deng Xiaoping visits Washington, D.C.

Paramount Leader of China Deng Xiaoping
Paramount Leader of China
Deng Xiaoping
  • Emerson, Lake & Palmer disband after 10 years together
  • NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 13-7

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US President Jimmy Carter commuted Patricia Hearst's 7 year sentence to 2 years

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter