Historical Events on March 22, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt
  • NHL votes to accept 4 WHA teams (Oilers, Jets, Nordiques & Whalers)
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army assassinate Richard Sykes, the British ambassador to the Netherlands, in Den Haag
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army explode 24 bombs in various locations across Northern Ireland