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.