Historical Events on March 17, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by N Linichuk & G Karponosov USSR
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Vienna won by Tai Babilonia & R Gardner USA
  • Men's Figure Skating Champ in Vienna won by Vladimir Kovalev (USSR)
  • The Penmanshiel Tunnel collapses during engineering works, killing two workers
  • Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champ in Vienna won by Linda Fratianne