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Historical Events In 1970

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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   Black Panthers confront cops in Phila (1 cop killed) on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Mary Clare, dies at 76 in the year 1970.  

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

Aug 31   Lonnie McLucas, a Black Panther activist, convicted on this day in history.  

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   Allan Walker, actor/writer (Red Buttons Show), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Sep 03   Al Wilson, "Blind Owl", guitarist/vocalist (Canned Heat), dies at 27 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history james M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39  

Sep 05   Estimated 15 cm (6") of rainfall, Bug Point, Utah (state record) in the year 1970.  

Sep 06   Gerard Smithson, cricketer (Eng batsman against W Indies 1948), dies in the year 1970.  

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

Sep 11   On this day in history chester Morris, actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69  

Sep 12   In the year 1970 uSSR launches Luna 16; returns samples from lunar Sea of Fertility  

Sep 13   IBM announces System 370 computer on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Rudolph Carnap, German philosopher/mathematician, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies of an overdose at 27 in the year 1970.  

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

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   On this day in history "Monday Night Football" on ABC premiers (Browns beat Jets 31-21)  

Sep 21   On this day in history gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (Wibautstrat tax office), dies  

Sep 21   Luna 16 leaves the Moon in the year 1970.  

Sep 21   On this day in history monday Night Football, with Howard Cosell, Don Meredith and Keith Jackson calling the plays, makes its debut on ABC-TV.  

Sep 22   Pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses in the year 1970.  

Sep 24   The first Automated return of lunar sample by Luna 16 in the year 1970.  

Sep 25   On this day in history efim Golishev, composer, dies at 73  

Sep 27   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 in the year 1970.  

Sep 28   Gamal' Abd al-Nassar, Egypt Pres (1953-70), dies of heart attack at 52 in the year 1970.  

Sep 28   On this day in history 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   Aleksandr Shimin, hockey goaltender (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998) was born in the year 1970.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of anthony Stuart, cricketer (Australian ODI pace bowler, hat trick 1997)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of glenn Cadrez, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)  

Jan 02   In the year 1970 birth of royce Clayton, Burbank CA, infielder (SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of robert Fertitta, American opera singer  

Jan 02   Sanda Ladoşi, Romanian singer was born in the year 1970.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of james Brown, NFL tackle (NY Jets)  

Jan 03   Tony Farmer, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets) was born in the year 1970.  

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   In the year 1970 death of gladys Aylward, British missionary in China; portrayed by Ingrid Bergman in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (b. 1902)  

Jan 04   In the year 1970 death of jean-Étienne Valluy, French general (b. 1899)  

Jan 05   In the year 1970 death of joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered  

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

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

Jan 10   Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84  

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