Today in History for 22nd March 1979

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- Israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt
- NHL votes to accept 4 WHA teams (Oilers, Jets, Nordiques & Whalers)
- The Provisional Irish Republican Army assassinate Richard Sykes, the British ambassador to the Netherlands, in Den Haag
- The Provisional Irish Republican Army explode 24 bombs in various locations across Northern Ireland

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3

- Aaron North, American musician
- Juan Uribe, Dominican baseball player
- Mariah Leanne Bergmann, Miss Kansas Teen USA (1997)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- Ben Lyon, actor (I Cover the Waterfront, Indiscreet), dies at 78
- Richard Sykes, British ambassador, assassinated by the IRA in The Hague, Holland

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