November 17, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ayatollah Khomeini frees most black & female US hostages

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • NY Stars (WBL) home opener at Madison Square Garden in NYC

Deaths in History

  • John Glassock, bass (Jethro Tull), dies at 27 following heart surgery