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Historical Events In 1970

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Sep 29   Edward Everett Horton, actor/narrator (Bulwinkle Show), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 01   On this day in history hans Poser, composer, dies at 52  

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

Oct 02   Plane carrying Wichita State U football team crashes killing 30 on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history george Frederick McKay, composer, dies at 71  

Oct 04   Herbert Schmidtz makes highest parachute jump from a tower by leaping from a 1,984 ft TV mast in Tulsa, Oklahoma on this day in history.  

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   Quebec seperatists kidnap British trade commissioner James Cross on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history jean Giono, French writer (Hussard Sur le Toit), dies at 75  

Oct 08   Soviet author Alexander I Solzhenitsyn awarded Nobel Prize for Lit in the year 1970.  

Oct 09   Cambodia becomes the Khmer Republic in the year 1970.  

Oct 09   Jean Giono, writer, dies in the year 1970.  

Oct 09   On this day in history khmer Republic (Cambodia) declares independence  

Oct 10   In the year 1970 adam Rapacki, Polish minister of Maritime (1956-68), dies at 60  

Oct 10   Fiji gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.  

Oct 10   The October Crisis in Canada on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Anis Fuleihan, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1970.  

Oct 13   On this day in history angela Davis arrested in NYC  

Oct 13   On this day in history julia Culp, mezzo-soprano, dies at 90  

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

Oct 16   In the year 1970 anwar Sadat elected president of Egypt, succeeding Nasser  

Oct 19   In the year 1970 unica Zorn, writer, dies at 54  

Oct 20   Patrick Wymark, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia), dies at 44 in the year 1970.  

Oct 21   In the year 1970 777 Unification church couples wed in Korea  

Oct 21   Caledonian Airways takes over British United Airways in the year 1970.  

Oct 21   On this day in history john T Scopes, US teacher (Scopes "monkey trial" 1925), dies at 70  

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

Oct 23   In the year 1970 gary Gabelich sets auto speed record 622.4 mph (1,002 kph)  

Oct 24   In the year 1970 nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show  

Oct 24   In the year 1970 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1970 birth of royce Clayton, Burbank CA, infielder (SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals)  

Jan 02   In the year 1970 birth of robert Fertitta, American opera singer  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1970

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1970 death of gladys Aylward, British missionary in China; portrayed by Ingrid Bergman in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (b. 1902)  

Jan 04   Jean-Étienne Valluy, French general (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1970 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   Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

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