Historical Events In 1970
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Nov 27 On this day in history george Harrison releases 3 album set "All Things Must Pass"
Nov 27 Pope Paul VI wounded in chest during a visit to Philippines by a dagger-wielding Bolivian painter disguised as a priest on this day in history.
Nov 28 Fritz v Unruh, writer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 1970 robert Ruthenfranz, composer, dies at 65
Nov 30 On this day in history george Harrison releases his triple album set "All Things Must Pass"
Dec 01 Frank Smailes, cricketer (England pace bowler Test v India 1946), dies in the year 1970.
Dec 01 In the year 1970 independent People's Republic of South Yemen becomes the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen
Dec 02 In the year 1970 environmental Protection Agency begins (Director William Ruckelshaus)
Dec 02 In the year 1970 environmental Protection Agency begins (Director: William Ruckelshaus)
Dec 05 In the year 1970 a North Vietnamese newspaper declares that the country will not be intimidated by U.S. bombing threats.
Dec 06 Thomas S Power, USAF-gen (Raid on Tokyo-March 1945), dies at 65 on this day in history.
Dec 07 Rube Goldberg, US cartoonist (Mike & Ike, Pulitzer 1948), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Dec 07 Taizan Maezumi Roshi, head of LA Zen Center, receives dharma in the year 1970.
Dec 07 In the year 1970 the Canadian Royal Commission on the Status of Women released its report calling for legal reforms
Dec 08 Christopher K Ingold, English chemist, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Dec 09 In the year 1970 artem Mikoyan, Russian aircraft designer (MIG), dies at 65
Dec 12 In the year 1970 louis Zimmer, Flem clock maker (Jubelklok, Wonder Clock), dies at 82
Dec 12 Small Astronomy Satellite Explorer 42 launched to study X-rays on this day in history.
Dec 13 Greg Chappell scores 108 on Test debut v England at the WACA in the year 1970.
Dec 15 On this day in history ferryboat capsized in Korean Strait drowning 261
Dec 15 Soviet Venera 7 is first spacecraft to land on another planet (Venus) on this day in history.
Dec 16 The first successful landing on Venus (USSR) on this day in history.
Dec 17 On this day in history the Beach Boys played to royalty at Royal Albert Hall in London. Princess Margaret was in attendance and shook the royal jewelry to such classics as Good Vibrations, I Get Around and Help Me, Rhonda.
Dec 18 In the year 1970 "Me Nobody Knows" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 587 perfs
Dec 21 WUTV TV channel 29 in Buffalo, NY (IND) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Dec 22 In the year 1970 sS Commander Franz Stangl of Treblinka, sentenced to life in prison
Dec 23 On this day in history charlie Ruggles, actor (Ruggles, Aesop-Bullwinkle Show), dies at 84
Dec 24 On this day in history 9 Jews are convicted in Leningrad of hijacking a plane
Dec 24 In the year 1970 9 Jews are convicted in Lenningrad of hijacking a plane
Dec 24 On this day in history walt Disney's "The Aristocats" is released
Dec 27 "Hello, Dolly!" closes at St James Theater NYC after 2844 performances on this day in history.
Dec 27 "Hello, Dolly!" closes on Broadway after a record 2,844 performances in the year 1970.
Dec 28 On this day in history l Mendel Rivers, (Rep-D-SC), dies at 65
Dec 28 Paul Rose, his brother Jacques Rose, and Francis Simard captured at 4;30 am in tunnel under farmhouse near Montreal; suspected FLQ terrorists, kidnappers and murderers of Quebec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte on this day in history.