Historical Events in 1979 (Part 5)

Events 801 - 807 of 807

  • Dec 27 Soap Opera "Knots Landing" premieres on CBS-TV
  • Dec 27 Red Army beats NY Rangers 5-2 at Madison Square Garden
  • Dec 27 After invading Afghanistan two days earlier Soviet forces pull off a coup in Kabul, killing President Hafizullah Amin
  • Dec 29 Red Army beats NY Islanders 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum
  • Dec 30 Rock group, Emerson, Lake & Palmer break up
  • Dec 30 Togo adopts constitution
  • Dec 31 Winterland Rock Concert Hall in San Francisco closes after 556 concerts