December 7, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Deaths in History

  • Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, 1st woman full prof at Harvard U, dies
  • Mari Andriessen, sculptor (Docker), Amsterdam, dies at 82
  • Nicolas Born, German writer, dies of cancer at 41
  • Prince Chahryar Shafik, Shah of Iran's nephew, murdered in Paris