May 10, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Federated States of Micronesia becomes self-governing
  • Vivekananda (Sri Lanka) completes nonstop cycle ride of 187 hrs, 28 min, around Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka [From May 2]

Deaths in History

  • John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Morton, satirist (Beachcomber), dies
  • Louis Paul Boon, Flemish writer (Eros & the Lonely Man), dies at 67