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Historical Events In 1970

Friday, 19 August 2022

Aug 24   Bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison in the year 1970.  

Aug 26   In the year 1970 guitar guru Jimi Hendrix opens his Electric Ladyland recording studio in New York City.  

Aug 29   In the year 1970 black Panthers confront cops in Phila (1 cop killed)  

Aug 29   On this day in history mary Clare, dies at 76  

Aug 30   On this day in history anna Casati, Italian marchesa, murdered at 41  

Aug 31   In the year 1970 lonnie McLucas, a Black Panther activist, convicted  

Aug 31   US defeats German FR for tennis' Davis Cup on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Francois Mauriac, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 02   In the year 1970 allan Walker, actor/writer (Red Buttons Show), dies at 64  

Sep 03   Al Wilson, "Blind Owl", guitarist/vocalist (Canned Heat), dies at 27 in the year 1970.  

Sep 03   Green Bay Packers football coach Vince Lombardi dies in Washington DC in the year 1970.  

Sep 04   George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single in the year 1970.  

Sep 04   James M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39 in the year 1970.  

Sep 05   Estimated 15 cm (6") of rainfall, Bug Point, Utah (state record) on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history gerard Smithson, cricketer (Eng batsman against W Indies 1948), dies  

Sep 07   On this day in history donald Boyles sets record for highest paracute jump from a bridge, by leaping off of the 1,053' Royal George Bridge in Colorado  

Sep 11   Chester Morris, actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69 in the year 1970.  

Sep 12   USSR launches Luna 16; returns samples from lunar Sea of Fertility on this day in history.  

Sep 13   IBM announces System 370 computer in the year 1970.  

Sep 14   Rudolph Carnap, German philosopher/mathematician, dies at 79 in the year 1970.  

Sep 18   On this day in history jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies of an overdose at 27  

Sep 19   On this day in history "Mary Tyler Moore" show premiers  

Sep 19   Greville Stevens, cricketer (10 Tests for England 1922-29), dies in the year 1970.  

Sep 20   Luna 16 lands on Moon's Mare Fecunditatis, drills core sample on this day in history.  

Sep 21   "Monday Night Football" on ABC premiers (Browns beat Jets 31-21) in the year 1970.  

Sep 21   In the year 1970 gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (Wibautstrat tax office), dies  

Sep 21   In the year 1970 luna 16 leaves the Moon  

Sep 21   Monday Night Football, with Howard Cosell, Don Meredith and Keith Jackson calling the plays, makes its debut on ABC-TV in the year 1970.  

Sep 22   Pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses on this day in history.  

Sep 24   The first Automated return of lunar sample by Luna 16 on this day in history.  

Sep 25   Efim Golishev, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1970.  

Sep 27   On this day in history the final broadcast of The Original Amateur Hour occurs on CBS-TV. During its 22-year run, the show appeared on all three major networks.  

Sep 28   Gamal' Abd al-Nassar, Egypt Pres (1953-70), dies of heart attack at 52 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1970 intrepid (US) beats Gretel II (Aust) in 22nd America's Cup  

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Famous Birthdays In 1970

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1970 birth of aleksandr Shimin, hockey goaltender (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)  

Jan 02   In the year 1970 birth of anthony Stuart, cricketer (Australian ODI pace bowler, hat trick 1997)  

Jan 02   Glenn Cadrez, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32) was born in the year 1970.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of royce Clayton, Burbank CA, infielder (SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals)  

Jan 02   In the year 1970 birth of robert Fertitta, American opera singer  

Jan 02   Sanda Ladoşi, Romanian singer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1970 birth of james Brown, NFL tackle (NY Jets)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of tony Farmer, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)  

Famous Deaths In 1970

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Gladys Aylward, British missionary in China; portrayed by Ingrid Bergman in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (b. 1902) died in the year 1970.  

Jan 04   Jean-Étienne Valluy, French general (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered  

Jan 07   In the year 1970 robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81  

Jan 08   Georges Guibourg, French performer (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1970 pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44  

Jan 12   Blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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