Historical Events In 1970
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 01 "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT) in the year 1970.
Jan 01 On this day in history afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established
Jan 01 On this day in history revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect
Jan 02 In the year 1970 dutch premiere of musical "Hair" in Amsterdam
Jan 02 On this day in history piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85
Jan 02 On this day in history uS population is 293,200,000; Black population 22,600,000 (11.1%)
Jan 03 On this day in history "Jimmy" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City NY after 84 performances
Jan 03 Marxist government takes over in Congo in the year 1970.
Jan 04 Beatles last recording session at EMI studios on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history new York City NY transit fare rises from 20¢ to 30¢, new larger tokens used
Jan 04 Walter Cronkite ends hosting weekly documentary in the year 1970.
Jan 05 23,000 Belgian mine workers strike in the year 1970.
Jan 05 Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered in the year 1970.
Jan 05 Joseph Yablonski, presidential candidate for the United Mine Workers, is found murdered at home with his wife and daughter on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history soap Opera "All My Children," premieres on ABC
Jan 07 On this day in history farmers sue Max Yasgur for $35,000 in damages caused by "Woodstock"
Jan 07 Robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81 in the year 1970.
Jan 09 Constitution of Singapore enacted in the year 1970.
Jan 10 Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44 in the year 1970.
Jan 11 Superbowl IV: KC Chiefs beat Minn Vikings, 23-7 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Len Dawson, Kansas City, QB in the year 1970.
Jan 12 In the year 1970 biafran War ends, Biafra surrenders to Nigeria
Jan 12 On this day in history blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84
Jan 12 Boeing 747 makes its maiden voyage in the year 1970.
Jan 14 In the year 1970 john J "Johnny" Murphy, US baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 61
Jan 14 On this day in history the farewell concert of Diana Ross and the Supremes takes place at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas.
Jan 15 In the year 1970 republic Biafra disbands/joins Nigeria
Jan 16 In the year 1970 armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Djinak-djinak merpati), dies at 61
Jan 16 In the year 1970 colonel Kadhaffi becomes premier of Libya
Jan 16 Curt Flood files a civil lawsuit challenging baseball's reserve clause in the year 1970.
Jan 17 AFL Pro Bowl West beats East 26-3 on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32
Jan 17 In the year 1970 john M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Massachusetts)
Jan 18 David O McKay, 9th Mormon president, dies at 96 on this day in history.
Jan 19 Dutch bishop says he is in favor of married priest on this day in history.