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Historical Events In 1970

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Aug 24   Bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison on this day in history.  

Aug 26   On this day in history 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) in the year 1970.  

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

Aug 30   Anna Casati, Italian marchesa, murdered at 41 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 31   US defeats German FR for tennis' Davis Cup in the year 1970.  

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

Sep 02   Allan Walker, actor/writer (Red Buttons Show), dies at 64 in the year 1970.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 05   In the year 1970 estimated 15 cm (6") of rainfall, Bug Point, Utah (state record)  

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

Sep 07   In the year 1970 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   On this day in history uSSR launches Luna 16; returns samples from lunar Sea of Fertility  

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

Sep 14   On this day in history 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   "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   On this day in history luna 16 lands on Moon's Mare Fecunditatis, drills core sample  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the first Automated return of lunar sample by Luna 16  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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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 in the year 1970.  

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 in the year 1970.  

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

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   On this day in history death of jean-Étienne Valluy, French general (b. 1899)  

Jan 05   Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1970 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   On this day in history blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84  

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