On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1979

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "One Mo' Time" with Vernel Bagners premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Deposed Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi arrives in NYC for medical treatment

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
  • Walt Disney World's 100-millionth guest

Famous Birthdays

  • Eve Chalom, dance skater (& Gates--1995 Nat Jr champ), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Jesse Bishop, murderer, dies in Nevada gas chamber
  • Nadia Boulanger, French composer and conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony), dies at 92