|THE ROBINSON LIBRARY|
Robinson Library >> In
|Chronology of Events|
|The Year in Pictures|
|Awards and Honors|
|U.S. Congress Members|
|Entertainment News and Highlights|
|Sports News and Highlights|
Whaling Commission Meeting
At its annual meeting in London, England, in July, the IWC voted 18 to 2 for a worldwide moratorium on whaling by factory ships.
In July 1979 hundreds of people gathered in San Francisco, California, to watch a carrot, a can of sardines, and a decorated bug race down a hill in McLaren Park.
|New Chryslers on Sale|
|Child Power||Nonaligned Nations Summit|
|Children Testify Before Congress||Record Coin Sale|
Many Americans found themselves waiting in long lines to get gas in 1979. Worse, many who finally made it to the head of the line found that the gas pumps were closed.
|Rising Food Prices|
|Illustrating the Dangers of Smoking||Selling Oxygen in Denver|