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Historical Events In 1970

Thursday, 02 July 2020

May 22   In the year 1970 joseph W Krutch, US writer (Measure of Man), dies at 76  

May 23   Grateful Dead's first perfomance outside of the US (England) on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1970 nydia Westman, actress (Going My Way, Young Mr Bobbins), dies at 68  

May 23   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test (underground)  

May 24   On this day in history peter Queen quits Fleetwood Mac to join a religious cult  

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

May 27   On this day in history emmy van Lokhorst, author, dies at 78  

May 27   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

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 in the year 1970.  

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

May 31   In the year 1970 at 03 23 PM, Yungay Peru levelled by 7.75 earthquake (50-70,000 die)  

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

Jun 01   G Ungaretti, writer, dies at 82 in the year 1970.  

Jun 01   In the year 1970 soyuz 9 launched into Earth orbit for 18 days  

Jun 03   In the year 1970 douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Fries boer/writer, dies at 70  

Jun 04   Hjalmar Schcacht, [Horace Greeley], Nazi minister, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 04   In the year 1970 tonga gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

Jun 04   Tonga independence in the year 1970.  

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   Edward M Forster, Brit writer (Maurice, passage to India), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history the Who's Tommy is performed at NY's Lincoln Center  

Jun 11   Aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917), dies at 89 in the year 1970.  

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   On this day in history elsa Triolet, writer, dies at 73  

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

Jun 16   Race riots in Miami Florida in the year 1970.  

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

Jun 17   On this day in history polaroid camera patented  

Jun 19   On this day in history a Nikolayev &V Sevastyanov return after 18 days in Soyuz 9  

Jun 19   Jim Bouton's controversial "Ball Four" is published in the year 1970.  

Jun 21   On this day in history 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   Anthony Stuart, cricketer (Australian ODI pace bowler, hat trick 1997) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of glenn Cadrez, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1970 birth of robert Fertitta, American opera singer  

Jan 02   Sanda Ladoşi, Romanian singer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1970 piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85  

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   In the year 1970 death of jean-Étienne Valluy, French general (b. 1899)  

Jan 05   Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered died in the year 1970.  

Jan 07   Robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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