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Historical Events In 1970

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Feb 06   In the year 1970 roscoe Karns, actor (Capt Shafer-Hennesey), dies at 78  

Feb 07   "Hollywood Palace," last airs on ABC TV in the year 1970.  

Feb 07   In the year 1970 "Jingle Jangle" hits #10 on the pop singles chart by Archies  

Feb 07   In the year 1970 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn  

Feb 07   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood  

Feb 09   World's first nerve transplant, in Germany on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1970 26.4 cm precipitation falls on Mount Washington NH (state record)  

Feb 10   On this day in history dry powder avalanche moving at 120 mph smashes into youth hostel killing 40 Belgian, French, & German youths (Val d'Isere, France)  

Feb 11   On this day in history 26.37 cm (10.38") of rainfall, Mt Washington NH (state 24-hour record)  

Feb 11   Emil Abranyi, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1970.  

Feb 11   In the year 1970 japan joins the space race, by launching a satellite into earth orbit.  

Feb 11   On this day in history japan launches its first satellite into orbit  

Feb 11   John Lennon pays £1,344 fines for 96 protesting the South African rugby team playing in Scotland on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Andre Souris, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1970.  

Feb 12   In the year 1970 three-month-old baby receives Canada's first successful liver transplant at Montreal's Notre-Dame Hospital  

Feb 13   Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for Engld, ct 60 stp 12), dies in the year 1970.  

Feb 13   Man-eating tiger is reported to have killed 48, 80 km from New Delhi on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Ard Schenk becomes world champion all-round skater in the year 1970.  

Feb 15   Dominican DC-9 crashes into sea at Santo Domingo, kills 102 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Nationalists disrupt UN session on Congo on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Joe Frazier KOs Jimmy Ellis in 5 for undisputed heavyweight boxing crown on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Agnon, [SJ Czaczkes], Hebrew writer (Nobel 1966), dies at 81 in the year 1970.  

Feb 18   In the year 1970 desiderius A Stracke, Flemish jesuit/literature historian, dies at 94  

Feb 18   The Chicago Seven are found innocent of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic national convention in the year 1970.  

Feb 18   In the year 1970 uS President Nixon launches "Nixon-doctrine"  

Feb 19   On this day in history ralph Edward Flanders, (Sen-VT), dies at 89  

Feb 19   USSR launches Sputnik 52 &Molniya 1-13 communications satellite on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Albert Louis Wolff, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Jackson 5 make TV debut on "American Bandstand" in the year 1970.  

Feb 21   Pathet Lao conquerors Xieng Khuang & Muong Suy on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Guyana becomes a republic (National Day) on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Guyana gains independence on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Holy Eucharist given by women for first time in Roman Catholic service on this day in history.  

Feb 24   29 Swiss Army officers die in avalanche (Reckingen, Switzerland) on this day in history.  

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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   Anthony Stuart, cricketer (Australian ODI pace bowler, hat trick 1997) was born in the year 1970.  

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   On this day in history birth of sanda Ladoşi, Romanian singer  

Jan 03   James Brown, NFL tackle (NY Jets) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Tony Farmer, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets) was born in the year 1970.  

Famous Deaths In 1970

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of gladys Aylward, British missionary in China; portrayed by Ingrid Bergman in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (b. 1902)  

Jan 04   Jean-Étienne Valluy, French general (b. 1899) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Georges Guibourg, French performer (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1970 pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44  

Jan 12   In the year 1970 blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84  

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