John Wayne Dies - Jun 11, 1979
On this day in 1979, John Wayne, an iconic American film actor famous for starring in countless westerns, dies at age 72 after battling cancer for more than a decade.
How Peggy Guggenheim Became The Queen of Modern Art
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection sits on the banks of the Grand Canal in Venice, a somewhat unassuming one-story, white-walled palace that is filled with one of the most visited collections of modern a...
John Wayne Dies - Jun 11, 1979
On this day in 1979, John Wayne, an iconic American film actor famous for starring in countless westerns, dies at age 72 after battling cancer for more than a decade.
Yelena Alexandrovna Kuzmina
Yelena Aleksandrovna Kuzmina (Russian: Еле́на Алекса́ндровна Кузьмина́; 17 February 1909 – 15 October 1979) was a Soviet actress. She appeared in 20 films between 1929 and 1978. She was the ...
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Mashiur Rahman (politician)
Mashiur Rahman(1924-1979), also known as Mashiur Rahman Jadu Mia, was a Senior Minister, with the rank and status of a Prime Minister in charge of the ministry of Railways, Roads and Highways of the B...
Louis Leon Ribak
Louis Leon Ribak (3 December 1902 – 1979) was an American social realist and abstractionist painter. Born in Ruzhany, Ribak emigrated to New York at the age of ten with his family. He attended P...
Cyclone Taylor
Frederick Wellington "Cyclone" Taylor, OBE, (June 23, 1884 – June 9, 1979) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player and civil servant. Taylor was one of the earliest professional players. He play...
Cyclone Taylor - Wikipedia
How Peggy Guggenheim Became The Queen of Modern Art
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection sits on the banks of the Grand Canal in Venice, a somewhat unassuming one-story, white-walled palace that is filled with one of the most visited collections of modern a...
Glen Flanagan
Glen Flanagan (November 16, 1926 – January 28, 1979) was a featherweight professional boxer from Minnesota.
Glen Flanagan was born and raised in St Paul, Minnesota. He and his wife Betty had six ...
Forrest Douds
Forrest McCreery "Jap" Douds (April 21, 1905 – August 16, 1979) was an All-American football player at Washington and Jefferson College in suburban Washington, Pennsylvania, where he was selected as a...
Forrest Douds - Wikipedia
Germaine Lubin
Germaine (Léontine Angélique) Lubin (1 February 1890 – 27 October 1979) was a French dramatic soprano, best known for her association with the music of Richard Wagner. She possessed a brilliant voice ...
Germaine Lubin - Wikipedia
Pedro Dibut
Pedro Dibut Villafana (November 18, 1892 – December 4, 1979) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Cincinnati Reds in 1924 and 1925. In 1923 Dibut played for the Cuban Stars (West) in...
Pedro Dibut - Wikipedia
John A. Macready
John Arthur Macready (October 14, 1887 – September 15, 1979) was an American test pilot and aviator. He was the only three-time recipient of the Mackay Trophy, receiving the trophy three consecu...
John A. Macready - Wikipedia
Ben Ticknor
Ben Ticknor (January 9, 1909 – September 12, 1979) was an American football player. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954.
Ben Ticknor - Wikipedia
Alexander Orlov (artist)
Alexander Konstantinovich Orlov (Russian: Александр Константинович Орлов; 27 January 1899 — 3 April 1979) was a Russian artist.
Ludovico Arroyo Bañas
Ludovico Arroyo Bañas (16 February 1901 – 27 June 1979) was one of the pioneers in the history of Telecommunications in the Philippines who, through his professional specialization and expertise, made...
Ludovico Arroyo Bañas - Wikipedia
Yip Ho Nung
Yip Ho Nung (18 October 1909 – 6 October 1979) was an Australian Chinese community leader, general merchant, produce merchant and restaurateur. Yip Ho Nung was born in Chien Mei village, Dongguan, C...
Jefferson Howard Sutton
Jefferson Howard "Jeff" Sutton (July 25, 1913– January 31, 1979) was an American author who wrote 23 books of science fiction, war, political and juvenile fiction.
Sutton was born on July 25, 1913...
Lester Flatt
Lester Raymond Flatt (June 19, 1914 – May 11, 1979) was a bluegrass guitarist and mandolinist, best known for his collaboration with banjo picker Earl Scruggs in the The Foggy Mountain Boys (popularly...
Lester Flatt - Wikipedia
Martin Thau
Martin Hansen Thau (July 28, 1887 – May 8, 1979) was a Danish gymnast who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.He was part of the Danish team, which won the silver medal in the gymnastics men's team, ...
Michel Loève
Michel Loève (January 22, 1907 – February 17, 1979) was a French American probabilist and a mathematical statistician, of Israeli Jewish origin. He is known in mathematical statistics and probability ...
Michel Loève - Wikipedia
Bill Gooderham
Bill Gooderham (12 May 1919 – 15 December 1979) was a Canadian sailor who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Bill Gooderham - Wikipedia
Petrus Johannes Waardenburg
Petrus Johannes Waardenburg (3 June 1886, Nijeveen, Drenthe – 23 September 1979) was a Dutch ophthalmologist, geneticist, and pioneer in the application of genetics to ophthalmology. Waardenburg...
Harry Simpson
Harry Leon "Suitcase" Simpson (December 3, 1925 – April 3, 1979) was an African American outfielder and first baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Athleti...
Harry Simpson - Wikipedia
Eberhard Rodt
Eberhard Rodt (4 December 1895 – 14 December 1979) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who command several divisions. He was also a recipient of the Knight's ...
Manuel Barbeyto
Manuel Barbeyto (March 20, 1902 - October 26, 1979) was a Filipino actor of early 1930s before the war struck in the City of Manila. Barbeyto made his first appearance in the silent movie Mary, I Love...
Louis Durey
Louis Durey ([dyʁɛ]; 27 May 1888 – 3 July 1979) was a French composer.
Louis Durey was born in Paris, the son of a local businessman. It was not until he was nineteen years old that...
Don Osborn
Donald Edwin Osborn (June 23, 1908 – March 23, 1979) was an American pitcher and manager in minor league baseball and a scout, farm system official and pitching coach at the Major League level. Born i...