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Historical Events In 1970

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Apr 01   John &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history l Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin  

Apr 02   On this day in history 2 men begin ascent of south face of Annapurna I, the highest final stage in a wall climb in the world  

Apr 02   In the year 1970 meghalaya becomes autonomous state within India's Assam state  

Apr 02   In the year 1970 qatar gains independence from Britain  

Apr 03   In the year 1970 miriam Hargrave of England passes her drivers test on 40th try  

Apr 04   Byron Foulger actor (Capt Nice, Petticoat Junction), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history byron Foulger, actor (Capt Nice, Petticoat Junction), dies at 70  

Apr 04   Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Don Johnson in the year 1970.  

Apr 05   Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor, dies at 78 in the year 1970.  

Apr 05   WSNS TV channel 44 in Chicago IL (IND) begins broadcasting in the year 1970.  

Apr 07   On this day in history j A Bruwer discovers asteroid #1794 Finsen  

Apr 07   In the year 1970 john Wayne, a movie veteran of over 200 films, won his first and only Oscar.  

Apr 07   Josina Machel, wife of Mozambique's 1st pres Samora Machel, dies in the year 1970.  

Apr 08   In the year 1970 "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 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   L Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies in the year 1970.  

Apr 09   In the year 1970 paul McCartney announces official split of the Beatles  

Apr 09   On this day in history senate rejects Nixon's nomination of Carswell to Supreme Court  

Apr 10   In the year 1970 charles Paton, dies at 96  

Apr 11   Beatles' "Let It Be," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks on this day in history.  

Apr 11   On this day in history cathy O'Donnell, dies at 66  

Apr 11   In the year 1970 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).  

Apr 11   The American Apollo 13 spacecraft launched to the Moon on this day in history.  

Apr 13   Apollo 13 announces "Houston, we've got a problem!" as Beech-built oxygen tank explodes en route to Moon in the year 1970.  

Apr 13   In the year 1970 the American spacecraft Apollo 13, enroute to the Moon, has an onboard explosion  

Apr 16   70 die in a snow crush (France) in the year 1970.  

Apr 17   Apollo 13 limps back safely, Beech-built oxygen tank no help on this day in history.  

Apr 17   In the year 1970 paul McCartney's first solo album "McCartney"  

Apr 17   Sergei U S Aleksi, patriarch of Russian-Orthodox church, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1970.  

Apr 22   Earth Day held internationally to conserve natural resources 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 in the year 1970.  

Jan 02   Anthony Stuart, cricketer (Australian ODI pace bowler, hat trick 1997) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Glenn Cadrez, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32) was born in the year 1970.  

Jan 02   Royce Clayton, Burbank CA, infielder (SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals) was born in the year 1970.  

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   On this day in history birth of james Brown, NFL tackle (NY Jets)  

Jan 03   Tony Farmer, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1970

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1970.  

Jan 03   Gladys Aylward, British missionary in China; portrayed by Ingrid Bergman in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (b. 1902) died in the year 1970.  

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   In the year 1970 robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81  

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

Jan 10   Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84  

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