Historical Events In 1970
Friday, 19 August 2022
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 In the year 1970 black Panthers confront cops in Phila (1 cop killed)
Aug 29 On this day in history mary Clare, dies at 76
Aug 30 On this day in history anna Casati, Italian marchesa, murdered at 41
Aug 31 In the year 1970 lonnie McLucas, a Black Panther activist, convicted
Aug 31 US defeats German FR for tennis' Davis Cup on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1970.
Sep 04 George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single in the year 1970.
Sep 04 James M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39 in the year 1970.
Sep 05 Estimated 15 cm (6") of rainfall, Bug Point, Utah (state record) on this day in history.
Sep 06 On this day in history gerard Smithson, cricketer (Eng batsman against W Indies 1948), dies
Sep 07 On this day in history 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 Chester Morris, actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69 in the year 1970.
Sep 12 USSR launches Luna 16; returns samples from lunar Sea of Fertility on this day in history.
Sep 13 IBM announces System 370 computer in the year 1970.
Sep 14 Rudolph Carnap, German philosopher/mathematician, dies at 79 in the year 1970.
Sep 18 On this day in history jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies of an overdose at 27
Sep 19 On this day in history "Mary Tyler Moore" show premiers
Sep 19 Greville Stevens, cricketer (10 Tests for England 1922-29), dies in the year 1970.
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) in the year 1970.
Sep 21 In the year 1970 gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (Wibautstrat tax office), dies
Sep 21 In the year 1970 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 Pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses on this day in history.
Sep 24 The first Automated return of lunar sample by Luna 16 on this day in history.
Sep 25 Efim Golishev, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1970.
Sep 27 On this day in history 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 Gamal' Abd al-Nassar, Egypt Pres (1953-70), dies of heart attack at 52 on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1970 intrepid (US) beats Gretel II (Aust) in 22nd America's Cup