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Historical Events In 1970

Thursday, 22 April 2021

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

Aug 26   Guitar guru Jimi Hendrix opens his Electric Ladyland recording studio in New York City on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 31   In the year 1970 uS defeats German FR for tennis' Davis Cup  

Sep 01   In the year 1970 francois Mauriac, writer, dies  

Sep 02   On this day in history allan Walker, actor/writer (Red Buttons Show), dies at 64  

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   On this day in history george Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single  

Sep 04   On this day in history james M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39  

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

Sep 06   In the year 1970 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   In the year 1970 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   In the year 1970 iBM announces System 370 computer  

Sep 14   In the year 1970 rudolph Carnap, German philosopher/mathematician, dies at 79  

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

Sep 19   In the year 1970 "Mary Tyler Moore" show premiers  

Sep 19   In the year 1970 greville Stevens, cricketer (10 Tests for England 1922-29), dies  

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   Gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (Wibautstrat tax office), dies in the year 1970.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 24   In the year 1970 the first Automated return of lunar sample by Luna 16  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Royce Clayton, Burbank CA, infielder (SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of sanda Ladoşi, Romanian singer  

Jan 03   James Brown, NFL tackle (NY Jets) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1970 birth of tony Farmer, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)  

Famous Deaths In 1970

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85  

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

Jan 04   Jean-Étienne Valluy, French general (b. 1899) died in the year 1970.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of georges Guibourg, French performer (b. 1891)  

Jan 10   Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44 in the year 1970.  

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

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