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Historical Events In 1970

Thursday, 06 May 2021

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

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

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

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 in the year 1970.  

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   Salvador Allende inaugurated as President of Chile on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 09   On this day in history trial of Seattle 8 anti-war protesters begins  

Nov 09   In the year 1970 william L Dawson, (Rep-D-Ill), dies at 84  

Nov 10   In the year 1970 charles DeGaulle, general/president France (Free French), dies at 79  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history cyclone kills estimated 300,000 in Chittagong Bangladesh  

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   In the year 1970 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   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   Hal Dickinson, singer (Modernaires), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Nov 18   On this day in history russia lands self propelled rover on the Moon  

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

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

Nov 21   On this day in history the rarest of Ford Mustangs--the Boss 351--debuted at the Detroit Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan.  

Nov 23   In the year 1970 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 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   On this day in history birth of anthony Stuart, cricketer (Australian ODI pace bowler, hat trick 1997)  

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   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   On this day in history birth of james Brown, NFL tackle (NY Jets)  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1970 robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81  

Jan 08   In the year 1970 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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