March 22, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt
  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Richard Sykes, British ambassador, assassinated by the IRA in The Hague, Holland