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Historical Events In 1970

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Oct 26   In the year 1970 "Doonesbury" comic strip debuts in 28 newspapers  

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

Oct 28   In the year 1970 nBA Cleve Cavaliers 1st home game, lose to San Diego 110-99  

Oct 28   On this day in history uS/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts  

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

Nov 01   On this day in history discotheque in Grenoble France burns, all exits padlocked and 142 die  

Nov 02   In the year 1970 richard Cushing, US cardinal to Boston, dies at 75  

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

Nov 03   On this day in history salvador Allende inaugurated as President of Chile  

Nov 08   Tom Dempsey of New Orleans Saints kicks NFL record 63 yard field goal in the year 1970.  

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   Luna 17, with unmanned self-propelled Lunokhod 1, is launched on this day in history.  

Nov 12   In the year 1970 charles de Gaulle is buried in Paris  

Nov 13   On this day in history bhola cyclone in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) killing =500,000 people  

Nov 13   Cyclone kills estimated 300,000 in Chittagong Bangladesh in the year 1970.  

Nov 13   Lt Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes PM of Syria following military coup in the year 1970.  

Nov 13   In the year 1970 vP Spiro Agnew calls TV executives "impudent snobs"  

Nov 14   DC-9 crashes in West Virginia, 75 killed on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Marshall U football team wiped out in air crash at Kenova WV on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history naunton Wayne, actor (Dead of Night), dies at 69  

Nov 17   Russia lands Lunokhod 1 unmanned remote-controlled vehicle on Moon on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Hal Dickinson, singer (Modernaires), dies at 56 in the year 1970.  

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

Nov 19   In the year 1970 golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a Cal state historical landmark  

Nov 21   In the year 1970 nY Knicks 1st game against Cleve Cavalier, Knicks win 102-94 at MSG  

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   On this day in history 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.  

Nov 23   On this day in history yusuf Bin Ishak, president of Singapore 1965-70, dies at about 60  

Nov 24   In the year 1970 evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer, dies at 76  

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

Nov 26   B O Davis Sr, 1st black general, dies at 93 in Chicago on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1970.  

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   Robert Fertitta, American opera singer was born in the year 1970.  

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

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1970.  

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

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