Historical Events In 1970
Saturday, 15 May 2021
Apr 01 On this day in history john &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations
Apr 01 L Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin on this day in history.
Apr 02 2 men begin ascent of south face of Annapurna I, the highest final stage in a wall climb in the world in the year 1970.
Apr 02 Meghalaya becomes autonomous state within India's Assam state in the year 1970.
Apr 02 Qatar gains independence from Britain in the year 1970.
Apr 03 Miriam Hargrave of England passes her drivers test on 40th try in the year 1970.
Apr 04 Byron Foulger actor (Capt Nice, Petticoat Junction), dies at 70 in the year 1970.
Apr 04 In the year 1970 byron Foulger, actor (Capt Nice, Petticoat Junction), dies at 70
Apr 04 In the year 1970 firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Don Johnson
Apr 05 Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor, dies at 78 in the year 1970.
Apr 05 On this day in history wSNS TV channel 44 in Chicago IL (IND) begins broadcasting
Apr 07 On this day in history j A Bruwer discovers asteroid #1794 Finsen
Apr 07 John Wayne, a movie veteran of over 200 films, won his first and only Oscar on this day in history.
Apr 07 On this day in history josina Machel, wife of Mozambique's 1st pres Samora Machel, dies
Apr 08 On this day in history "Cry for Us All" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances
Apr 08 John &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations in the year 1970.
Apr 08 L Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin in the year 1970.
Apr 08 In the year 1970 marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies
Apr 09 On this day in history paul McCartney announces official split of the Beatles
Apr 09 Senate rejects Nixon's nomination of Carswell to Supreme Court on this day in history.
Apr 10 In the year 1970 charles Paton, dies at 96
Apr 11 In the year 1970 beatles' "Let It Be," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks
Apr 11 Cathy O'Donnell, dies at 66 in the year 1970.
Apr 11 Launch of Apollo 13, commanded by CAPT James A. Lovell, Jr., USN. Former naval aviator Fred W. Haise, Jr. was the Lunar Module Pilot. While 200,000 miles from Earth there was an explosion on board which forced Apollo 13 to circle the moon without landing. Mission duration was 5 days, 22 hours, and 54 minutes. Recovery was by HS-4 helicopters from USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) in the year 1970.
Apr 11 In the year 1970 the American Apollo 13 spacecraft launched to the Moon
Apr 13 Apollo 13 announces "Houston, we've got a problem!" as Beech-built oxygen tank explodes en route to Moon on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1970 the American spacecraft Apollo 13, enroute to the Moon, has an onboard explosion
Apr 16 On this day in history 70 die in a snow crush (France)
Apr 17 On this day in history apollo 13 limps back safely, Beech-built oxygen tank no help
Apr 17 On this day in history paul McCartney's first solo album "McCartney"
Apr 17 On this day in history sergei U S Aleksi, patriarch of Russian-Orthodox church, dies at 92
Apr 17 The Apollo XIII mission makes it back to earth It was the mission which popularized the phrase "Houston, we have a problem" as an on-board explosion threatened to kill the spacemen... "Houston, we HAD a problem" in the year 1970.
Apr 21 Canadian Pacific unveils Canada's first double-deck passenger train comprising nine air-conditioned cars built by Canadian Vickers Limited at a cost of $2.8 million. The cars went into operation April 27 on the Montreal Lakeshore suburban service on this day in history.
Apr 22 On this day in history earth Day held internationally to conserve natural resources