Historical Events In 1970
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1970 "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT)
Jan 01 Afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established on this day in history.
Jan 01 Revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history dutch premiere of musical "Hair" in Amsterdam
Jan 02 Piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1970.
Jan 02 In the year 1970 uS population is 293,200,000; Black population 22,600,000 (11.1%)
Jan 03 "Jimmy" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City NY after 84 performances on this day in history.
Jan 03 Marxist government takes over in Congo in the year 1970.
Jan 04 In the year 1970 beatles last recording session at EMI studios
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 on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history 23,000 Belgian mine workers strike
Jan 05 In the year 1970 joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered
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 In the year 1970 soap Opera "All My Children," premieres on ABC
Jan 07 Farmers sue Max Yasgur for $35,000 in damages caused by "Woodstock" in the year 1970.
Jan 07 On this day in history robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81
Jan 09 Constitution of Singapore enacted in the year 1970.
Jan 10 Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44 on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history superbowl IV: KC Chiefs beat Minn Vikings, 23-7 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Len Dawson, Kansas City, QB
Jan 12 Biafran War ends, Biafra surrenders to Nigeria in the year 1970.
Jan 12 In the year 1970 blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84
Jan 12 On this day in history boeing 747 makes its maiden voyage
Jan 14 John J "Johnny" Murphy, US baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 Republic Biafra disbands/joins Nigeria on this day in history.
Jan 16 Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Djinak-djinak merpati), dies at 61 in the year 1970.
Jan 16 In the year 1970 colonel Kadhaffi becomes premier of Libya
Jan 16 In the year 1970 curt Flood files a civil lawsuit challenging baseball's reserve clause
Jan 17 On this day in history aFL Pro Bowl West beats East 26-3
Jan 17 Billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32 on this day in history.
Jan 17 John M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Massachusetts) in the year 1970.
Jan 18 On this day in history david O McKay, 9th Mormon president, dies at 96
Jan 19 Dutch bishop says he is in favor of married priest in the year 1970.