Historical Events In 1970
Saturday, 21 May 2022
Feb 06 Roscoe Karns, actor (Capt Shafer-Hennesey), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1970 "Hollywood Palace," last airs on ABC TV
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 On this day in history world's first nerve transplant, in Germany
Feb 10 26.4 cm precipitation falls on Mount Washington NH (state record) in the year 1970.
Feb 10 In the year 1970 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 On this day in history emil Abranyi, composer, dies at 87
Feb 11 Japan joins the space race, by launching a satellite into earth orbit on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1970 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 in the year 1970.
Feb 12 On this day in history andre Souris, composer, dies at 79
Feb 12 Three-month-old baby receives Canada's first successful liver transplant at Montreal's Notre-Dame Hospital on this day in history.
Feb 13 Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for Engld, ct 60 stp 12), dies on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history man-eating tiger is reported to have killed 48, 80 km from New Delhi
Feb 15 On this day in history ard Schenk becomes world champion all-round skater
Feb 15 On this day in history dominican DC-9 crashes into sea at Santo Domingo, kills 102
Feb 15 Nationalists disrupt UN session on Congo on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1970 joe Frazier KOs Jimmy Ellis in 5 for undisputed heavyweight boxing crown
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 In the year 1970 the Chicago Seven are found innocent of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic national convention.
Feb 18 US President Nixon launches "Nixon-doctrine" in the year 1970.
Feb 19 On this day in history ralph Edward Flanders, (Sen-VT), dies at 89
Feb 19 In the year 1970 uSSR launches Sputnik 52 &Molniya 1-13 communications satellite
Feb 20 Albert Louis Wolff, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1970.
Feb 21 In the year 1970 jackson 5 make TV debut on "American Bandstand"
Feb 21 Pathet Lao conquerors Xieng Khuang & Muong Suy in the year 1970.
Feb 23 On this day in history guyana becomes a republic (National Day)
Feb 23 On this day in history guyana gains independence
Feb 23 In the year 1970 holy Eucharist given by women for first time in Roman Catholic service
Feb 24 29 Swiss Army officers die in avalanche (Reckingen, Switzerland) in the year 1970.