Historical Events In 1970
Sunday, 17 October 2021
Aug 24 In the year 1970 bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison
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) in the year 1970.
Aug 29 Mary Clare, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Aug 30 Anna Casati, Italian marchesa, murdered at 41 in the year 1970.
Aug 31 On this day in history 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 In the year 1970 allan Walker, actor/writer (Red Buttons Show), dies at 64
Sep 03 On this day in history 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 In the year 1970 george Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single
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 In the year 1970 gerard Smithson, cricketer (Eng batsman against W Indies 1948), dies
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 in the year 1970.
Sep 11 Chester Morris, actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69 in the year 1970.
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 In the year 1970 rudolph Carnap, German philosopher/mathematician, dies at 79
Sep 18 In the year 1970 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 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 "Monday Night Football" on ABC premiers (Browns beat Jets 31-21) on this day in history.
Sep 21 Gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (Wibautstrat tax office), dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1970.
Sep 22 On this day in history pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses
Sep 24 In the year 1970 the first Automated return of lunar sample by Luna 16
Sep 25 Efim Golishev, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 Intrepid (US) beats Gretel II (Aust) in 22nd America's Cup in the year 1970.