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Historical Events In 1970

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

May 22   Joseph W Krutch, US writer (Measure of Man), dies at 76 in the year 1970.  

May 23   Grateful Dead's first perfomance outside of the US (England) in the year 1970.  

May 23   Nydia Westman, actress (Going My Way, Young Mr Bobbins), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

May 23   USSR performs nuclear test (underground) in the year 1970.  

May 24   Peter Queen quits Fleetwood Mac to join a religious cult on this day in history.  

May 27   In the year 1970 british expedition climbs south face of Annapurna I  

May 27   Emmy van Lokhorst, author, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

May 27   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

May 28   In the year 1970 australian Army Training Team Vietnam awarded US unit Meritorious Citation  

May 29   John Gunther, author/host (John Gunther's High Road), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

May 29   USSR performs nuclear test (underground) on this day in history.  

May 31   At 03 23 PM, Yungay Peru levelled by 7.75 earthquake (50-70,000 die) on this day in history.  

May 31   At 03:23 PM, Yungay Peru levelled by 7.75 earthquake (50-70,000 die) on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history g Ungaretti, writer, dies at 82  

Jun 01   Soyuz 9 launched into Earth orbit for 18 days in the year 1970.  

Jun 03   Douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Fries boer/writer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jun 04   In the year 1970 hjalmar Schcacht, [Horace Greeley], Nazi minister, dies  

Jun 04   Tonga gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1970.  

Jun 04   On this day in history tonga independence  

Jun 05   "Jopie" Pengel, [Johan A], premier Suriname (1963-69), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jun 06   The Black Watch of Canada regiment is retired from battle order(more history gone) on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1970 edward M Forster, Brit writer (Maurice, passage to India), dies at 91  

Jun 07   The Who's Tommy is performed at NY's Lincoln Center on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Jun 11   US leaves Wheelus AFB Libya in the year 1970.  

Jun 13   On this day in history beatles' "Let It Be," album goes #1 &stays #1 for 4 weeks  

Jun 16   Elsa Triolet, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jun 16   On this day in history kenneth A Gibson elected first black mayor of Newark, NJ  

Jun 16   In the year 1970 race riots in Miami Florida  

Jun 17   Matthew Henderson, cricketer (one Test for NZ 1930), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Polaroid camera patented on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1970 a Nikolayev &V Sevastyanov return after 18 days in Soyuz 9  

Jun 19   In the year 1970 jim Bouton's controversial "Ball Four" is published  

Jun 21   In the year 1970 achmed Sukarno, 1st president of Indonesia (1945-67), dies at 68  

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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   In the year 1970 birth of anthony Stuart, cricketer (Australian ODI pace bowler, hat trick 1997)  

Jan 02   Glenn Cadrez, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Royce Clayton, Burbank CA, infielder (SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Robert Fertitta, American opera singer was born in the year 1970.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of sanda Ladoşi, Romanian singer  

Jan 03   In the year 1970 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of georges Guibourg, French performer (b. 1891)  

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

Jan 12   Blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84 in the year 1970.  

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