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Historical Events In 1970

Sunday, 28 February 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   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   In the year 1970 plane carrying Wichita State U football team crashes killing 30  

Oct 04   In the year 1970 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 in the year 1970.  

Oct 04   In the year 1970 jan Stenerud of Kansas City Chiefs kicks 55-yard field goal  

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

Oct 09   Cambodia becomes the Khmer Republic on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 10   Adam Rapacki, Polish minister of Maritime (1956-68), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 10   In the year 1970 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 in the year 1970.  

Oct 13   Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano, dies at 90 in the year 1970.  

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   Unica Zorn, writer, dies at 54 in the year 1970.  

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

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

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

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

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

Oct 24   Richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54 in the year 1970.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Glenn Cadrez, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of sanda Ladoşi, Romanian singer  

Jan 03   James Brown, NFL tackle (NY Jets) was born in the year 1970.  

Jan 03   In the year 1970 birth of tony Farmer, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)  

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 in the year 1970.  

Jan 05   Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered died in the year 1970.  

Jan 07   Robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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