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