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.