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Historical Events In 1970

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Sep 29   On this day in history edward Everett Horton, actor/narrator (Bulwinkle Show), dies at 84  

Sep 30   Patrick Aherne, actor (Bwana Devil, Botany Bay), dies at 69 in the year 1970.  

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

Oct 02   In the year 1970 alfred Julius Swan, composer, dies at 79  

Oct 02   Plane carrying Wichita State U football team crashes killing 30 in the year 1970.  

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

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

Oct 04   On this day in history jan Stenerud of Kansas City Chiefs kicks 55-yard field goal  

Oct 04   In the year 1970 janis Joplin died from a drug overdose. She was 27.  

Oct 05   In the year 1970 pBS becomes a network  

Oct 05   Quebec seperatists kidnap British trade commissioner James Cross on this day in history.  

Oct 08   In the year 1970 jean Giono, French writer (Hussard Sur le Toit), dies at 75  

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

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

Oct 09   On this day in history jean Giono, writer, dies  

Oct 09   Khmer Republic (Cambodia) declares independence on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1970.  

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   Anwar Sadat elected president of Egypt, succeeding Nasser in the year 1970.  

Oct 19   On this day in history unica Zorn, writer, dies at 54  

Oct 20   On this day in history patrick Wymark, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia), dies at 44  

Oct 21   In the year 1970 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   On this day in history 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   Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Oct 24   In the year 1970 salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Anthony Stuart, cricketer (Australian ODI pace bowler, hat trick 1997) was born in the year 1970.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of royce Clayton, Burbank CA, infielder (SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals)  

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

Jan 02   Sanda Ladoşi, Romanian singer was born on this day in history.  

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   Piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1970.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1970 pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44  

Jan 12   Blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84 in the year 1970.  

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