March 17, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 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