February 1, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


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