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.