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Historical Events In 1970

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

Oct 26   On this day in history "Doonesbury" comic strip debuts in 28 newspapers  

Oct 28   On this day in history baby Huey, [James Ramey], vocalist (Baby Huey & Babysitters), dies  

Oct 28   NBA Cleve Cavaliers 1st home game, lose to San Diego 110-99 on this day in history.  

Oct 28   US/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts in the year 1970.  

Nov 01   Bhola cyclone in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) killing =500,000 people in the year 1970.  

Nov 01   Discotheque in Grenoble France burns, all exits padlocked and 142 die on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Richard Cushing, US cardinal to Boston, dies at 75 in the year 1970.  

Nov 03   Peter II Karadjordjevic, last king of Yugoslavia (1934-45), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Salvador Allende inaugurated as President of Chile in the year 1970.  

Nov 08   On this day in history tom Dempsey of New Orleans Saints kicks NFL record 63 yard field goal  

Nov 09   On this day in history general Charles de Gaulle,former leader of the 'Free French'army and President of France from 1958 to 1969,died  

Nov 09   Trial of Seattle 8 anti-war protesters begins on this day in history.  

Nov 09   On this day in history william L Dawson, (Rep-D-Ill), dies at 84  

Nov 10   Charles DeGaulle, general/president France (Free French), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Nov 10   In the year 1970 luna 17, with unmanned self-propelled Lunokhod 1, is launched  

Nov 12   Charles de Gaulle is buried in Paris in the year 1970.  

Nov 13   Bhola cyclone in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) killing =500,000 people in the year 1970.  

Nov 13   In the year 1970 cyclone kills estimated 300,000 in Chittagong Bangladesh  

Nov 13   In the year 1970 lt Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes PM of Syria following military coup  

Nov 13   VP Spiro Agnew calls TV executives "impudent snobs" on this day in history.  

Nov 14   DC-9 crashes in West Virginia, 75 killed in the year 1970.  

Nov 14   Marshall U football team wiped out in air crash at Kenova WV in the year 1970.  

Nov 17   Naunton Wayne, actor (Dead of Night), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Nov 17   In the year 1970 russia lands Lunokhod 1 unmanned remote-controlled vehicle on Moon  

Nov 18   On this day in history hal Dickinson, singer (Modernaires), dies at 56  

Nov 18   Russia lands self propelled rover on the Moon in the year 1970.  

Nov 19   On this day in history golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a Cal state historical landmark  

Nov 21   NY Knicks 1st game against Cleve Cavalier, Knicks win 102-94 at MSG on this day in history.  

Nov 21   The rarest of Ford Mustangs--the Boss 351--debuted at the Detroit Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan in the year 1970.  

Nov 23   Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird discloses the November 21U.S. raid on the North Vietnamese prison camp at Son Tay. The raid was conducted almost flawlessly, but no prisoners of war were found in the camp. They had been moved earlier to other locations in the year 1970.  

Nov 23   Yusuf Bin Ishak, president of Singapore 1965-70, dies at about 60 in the year 1970.  

Nov 24   Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Nov 25   Yukio Mishima, Japanese author/nationalist (Harakiri), dies at 45 in the year 1970.  

Nov 26   On this day in history b O Davis Sr, 1st black general, dies at 93 in Chicago  

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

Jan 02   Royce Clayton, Burbank CA, infielder (SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals) was born in the year 1970.  

Jan 02   Robert Fertitta, American opera singer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   James Brown, NFL tackle (NY Jets) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of tony Farmer, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)  

Famous Deaths In 1970

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1970 piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85  

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

Jan 04   Jean-Étienne Valluy, French general (b. 1899) died in the year 1970.  

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

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

Jan 08   Georges Guibourg, French performer (b. 1891) died in the year 1970.  

Jan 10   Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

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