Historical Events In 1970
Sunday, 19 September 2021
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 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 On this day in history bhola cyclone in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) killing =500,000 people
Nov 01 On this day in history discotheque in Grenoble France burns, all exits padlocked and 142 die
Nov 02 Richard Cushing, US cardinal to Boston, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Nov 03 Peter II Karadjordjevic, last king of Yugoslavia (1934-45), dies at 57 in the year 1970.
Nov 03 Salvador Allende inaugurated as President of Chile on this day in history.
Nov 08 On this day in history tom Dempsey of New Orleans Saints kicks NFL record 63 yard field goal
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 In the year 1970 charles DeGaulle, general/president France (Free French), dies at 79
Nov 10 Luna 17, with unmanned self-propelled Lunokhod 1, is launched on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 13 On this day in history lt Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes PM of Syria following military coup
Nov 13 VP Spiro Agnew calls TV executives "impudent snobs" in the year 1970.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 1970 naunton Wayne, actor (Dead of Night), dies at 69
Nov 17 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Nov 19 In the year 1970 golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a Cal state historical landmark
Nov 21 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1970 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 In the year 1970 yukio Mishima, Japanese author/nationalist (Harakiri), dies at 45
Nov 26 B O Davis Sr, 1st black general, dies at 93 in Chicago on this day in history.