1979 in the United Kingdom

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Events from the year 1979 in the United Kingdom.

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  1. "'No chaos here' declares Callaghan". BBC News. 1979-01-10. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/10/newsid_2518000/2518957.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  2. "Public sector strike paralyses country". BBC News. 1979-01-22. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/22/newsid_2506000/2506715.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  3. "Forest break football transfer record". BBC News. 1979-02-09. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/9/newsid_2538000/2538513.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  4. Marr, Andrew (2007). A History of Modern Britain. London: Macmillan. p. 376. ISBN 978-1-4050-0538-8. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  6. "Three die in Golborne mine blast". BBC News. 1979-03-18. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/18/newsid_4226000/4226271.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  7. "British ambassador assassinated in Holland". BBC News. 1979-03-22. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/22/newsid_2543000/2543867.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  8. "Early election as Callaghan defeated". BBC News. 1979-03-28. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/28/newsid_2531000/2531007.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  9. "Car bomb kills Airey Neave". BBC News. 1979-03-30. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/30/newsid_2783000/2783877.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  10. "Teacher dies in Southall race riots". BBC News. 1979-04-23. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/23/newsid_2523000/2523959.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  11. "Jubilee line facts, Transport for London website". http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/corporate/modesoftransport/tube/linefacts/?line=jubilee. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  12. "Election victory for Margaret Thatcher". BBC News. 1979-05-04. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/4/newsid_2503000/2503195.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
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  16. 16.0 16.1 Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 442–443. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  17. "Price of milk shoots up". BBC News. 1979-05-25. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/25/newsid_2991000/2991847.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
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  19. "Thorpe cleared of murder charges". BBC News. 1979-06-22. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/22/newsid_2518000/2518667.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  20. "Queen oversees Manx millennium". BBC News. 1979-07-05. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/5/newsid_2494000/2494861.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
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  22. "Brighton bares all". BBC News. 1979-08-09. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/9/newsid_3906000/3906605.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  23. "Freak storm hits yacht race". BBC News. 1979-08-14. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/14/newsid_3886000/3886877.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  24. "Disgraced ex-MP released from jail". BBC News. 1979-08-14. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/14/newsid_2534000/2534073.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
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  26. "IRA bomb kills Lord Mountbatten". BBC News. 1979-08-27. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/27/newsid_2511000/2511545.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  27. "Soldiers die in Warrenpoint massacre". BBC News. 1979-08-27. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/27/newsid_3891000/3891055.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  28. "Ripper suspected of 12th murder". BBC News. 1979-09-02. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/2/newsid_2493000/2493531.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  29. "Mountbatten buried after final parade". BBC News. 1979-09-05. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/5/newsid_2499000/2499279.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
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  31. "Harrier crash kills three". BBC News. 1979-09-21. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/21/newsid_2525000/2525419.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
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  33. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1979". http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1979/. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  34. "CIA Factbook entry for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/vc.html. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  35. "Chairman Hua arrives in London". BBC News. 1979-10-28. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/28/newsid_4114000/4114964.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  36. "Changes in Bank Rate". Bank of England. http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/statistics/rates/baserate.pdf. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  37. "Times returns after year-long dispute". BBC News. 1979-11-13. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/november/13/newsid_2539000/2539795.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  38. "Blunt revealed as 'fourth man'". BBC News. 1979-11-16. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/november/16/newsid_3907000/3907233.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  39. "Lord Soames to govern Rhodesia". BBC News. 1979-12-07. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/7/newsid_2535000/2535763.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  40. "The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1979". http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/1979/. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  41. "Daredevil Kidd's 80ft river jump". BBC News. 1979-12-10. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/10/newsid_2544000/2544025.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  42. "Council tenants will have 'right to buy'". BBC News. 1979-12-20. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/20/newsid_4017000/4017019.stm. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  43. Blythe, Max (2004). "Barnes, Dame (Alice) Josephine Mary Taylor (1912–1999)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/60885. Retrieved 2011-02-03. Subscription or UK public library membership required
  44. "Refurb for Tim Martin's first outlet". Property News. Morning Advertiser. http://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/news_detail.aspx?articleid=2891. Retrieved 2011-01-21. 
  45. Abbot, R.J.; Lowe, A.J. (2003). "A new British species, Senecio eboracensis (Asteraceae), another hybrid derivative of S. vulgaris L. and S. squalidae L." (PDF). Watsonia 24: 375–388. http://www.watsonia.org.uk/Vol24p375.pdf. Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  46. Wainwright, Martin (2003-02-20). "Blooming unexpected". Education Guardian (London: The Guardian). http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/news/story/0,,899255,00.html. Retrieved 2008-02-13. 

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