January 16, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Bakhtiar government established by the Shah in Iran will preside until unrest in the country subsides

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees Iran for Egypt during the Iranian Revolution

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Deaths in History

  • August Heissmeyer, German SS officer (b. 1897)