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Historical Events In 1970

Monday, 21 September 2020

Sep 29   Edward Everett Horton, actor/narrator (Bulwinkle Show), dies at 84 in the year 1970.  

Sep 30   Patrick Aherne, actor (Bwana Devil, Botany Bay), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Hans Poser, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Oct 02   On this day in history alfred Julius Swan, composer, dies at 79  

Oct 02   On this day in history plane carrying Wichita State U football team crashes killing 30  

Oct 04   George Frederick McKay, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Herbert Schmidtz makes highest parachute jump from a tower by leaping from a 1,984 ft TV mast in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the year 1970.  

Oct 04   Jan Stenerud of Kansas City Chiefs kicks 55-yard field goal in the year 1970.  

Oct 04   On this day in history janis Joplin died from a drug overdose. She was 27.  

Oct 05   PBS becomes a network in the year 1970.  

Oct 05   On this day in history quebec seperatists kidnap British trade commissioner James Cross  

Oct 08   Jean Giono, French writer (Hussard Sur le Toit), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history soviet author Alexander I Solzhenitsyn awarded Nobel Prize for Lit  

Oct 09   On this day in history cambodia becomes the Khmer Republic.  

Oct 09   In the year 1970 jean Giono, writer, dies  

Oct 09   Khmer Republic (Cambodia) declares independence in the year 1970.  

Oct 10   Adam Rapacki, Polish minister of Maritime (1956-68), dies at 60 in the year 1970.  

Oct 10   Fiji gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1970.  

Oct 10   On this day in history the October Crisis in Canada  

Oct 11   On this day in history anis Fuleihan, composer, dies at 69  

Oct 13   Angela Davis arrested in NYC on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Oct 15   On this day in history collapse of Westgate Bridge, Melbourne kills 35 and injures 17  

Oct 16   Anwar Sadat elected president of Egypt, succeeding Nasser on this day in history.  

Oct 19   Unica Zorn, writer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Patrick Wymark, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   On this day in history 777 Unification church couples wed in Korea  

Oct 21   On this day in history caledonian Airways takes over British United Airways  

Oct 21   John T Scopes, US teacher (Scopes "monkey trial" 1925), dies at 70 in the year 1970.  

Oct 22   In the year 1970 rené Schneider, Chilean general/supreme commander, murdered  

Oct 23   Gary Gabelich sets auto speed record 622.4 mph (1,002 kph) on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show on this day in history.  

Oct 24   On this day in history richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54  

Oct 24   Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile in the year 1970.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1970

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1970 birth of aleksandr Shimin, hockey goaltender (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)  

Jan 02   Anthony Stuart, cricketer (Australian ODI pace bowler, hat trick 1997) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1970 birth of glenn Cadrez, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)  

Jan 02   Royce Clayton, Burbank CA, infielder (SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of robert Fertitta, American opera singer  

Jan 02   In the year 1970 birth of sanda Ladoşi, Romanian singer  

Jan 03   In the year 1970 birth of james Brown, NFL tackle (NY Jets)  

Jan 03   Tony Farmer, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets) was born in the year 1970.  

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   On this day in history death of gladys Aylward, British missionary in China; portrayed by Ingrid Bergman in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (b. 1902)  

Jan 04   In the year 1970 death of jean-Étienne Valluy, French general (b. 1899)  

Jan 05   In the year 1970 death of joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered  

Jan 07   Robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81 in the year 1970.  

Jan 08   Georges Guibourg, French performer (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44 in the year 1970.  

Jan 12   On this day in history blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84  

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