Historical Events In 1970
Friday, 04 December 2020
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