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Historical Events In 1970

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Oct 28   In the year 1970 baby Huey, [James Ramey], vocalist (Baby Huey & Babysitters), dies  

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

Oct 28   In the year 1970 uS/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts  

Nov 01   Bhola cyclone in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) killing =500,000 people on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 09   General Charles de Gaulle,former leader of the 'Free French'army and President of France from 1958 to 1969,died in the year 1970.  

Nov 09   Trial of Seattle 8 anti-war protesters begins in the year 1970.  

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

Nov 10   On this day in history charles DeGaulle, general/president France (Free French), dies at 79  

Nov 10   On this day in history luna 17, with unmanned self-propelled Lunokhod 1, is launched  

Nov 12   Charles de Gaulle is buried in Paris on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 14   On this day in history dC-9 crashes in West Virginia, 75 killed  

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

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

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

Nov 18   Hal Dickinson, singer (Modernaires), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 19   Golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a Cal state historical landmark on this day in history.  

Nov 21   NY Knicks 1st game against Cleve Cavalier, Knicks win 102-94 at MSG in the year 1970.  

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   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   In the year 1970 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   Aleksandr Shimin, hockey goaltender (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998) was born in the year 1970.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of glenn Cadrez, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)  

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

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   On this day in history death of jean-Étienne Valluy, French general (b. 1899)  

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   On this day in history death of georges Guibourg, French performer (b. 1891)  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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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