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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 in the year 1970.  

Aug 31   US defeats German FR for tennis' Davis Cup on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Francois Mauriac, writer, dies in the year 1970.  

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 in the year 1970.  

Sep 03   Green Bay Packers football coach Vince Lombardi dies in Washington DC on this day in history.  

Sep 04   George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single in the year 1970.  

Sep 04   James M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

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

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   Chester Morris, actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69 in the year 1970.  

Sep 12   On this day in history uSSR launches Luna 16; returns samples from lunar Sea of Fertility  

Sep 13   On this day in history iBM announces System 370 computer  

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 in the year 1970.  

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 in the year 1970.  

Sep 21   "Monday Night Football" on ABC premiers (Browns beat Jets 31-21) in the year 1970.  

Sep 21   Gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (Wibautstrat tax office), dies in the year 1970.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1970 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.  

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   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   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   Robert Fertitta, American opera singer was born in the year 1970.  

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

Jan 03   James Brown, NFL tackle (NY Jets) was born in the year 1970.  

Jan 03   Tony Farmer, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44  

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

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