Historical Events In 1970
Saturday, 14 December 2019
Jan 01 In the year 1970 "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT)
Jan 01 Afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established in the year 1970.
Jan 01 In the year 1970 revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect
Jan 02 On this day in history dutch premiere of musical "Hair" in Amsterdam
Jan 02 On this day in history piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85
Jan 02 US population is 293,200,000; Black population 22,600,000 (11.1%) in the year 1970.
Jan 03 In the year 1970 "Jimmy" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City NY after 84 performances
Jan 03 In the year 1970 marxist government takes over in Congo
Jan 04 In the year 1970 beatles last recording session at EMI studios
Jan 04 On this day in history new York City NY transit fare rises from 20¢ to 30¢, new larger tokens used
Jan 04 Walter Cronkite ends hosting weekly documentary on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1970 23,000 Belgian mine workers strike
Jan 05 Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered in the year 1970.
Jan 05 In the year 1970 joseph Yablonski, presidential candidate for the United Mine Workers, is found murdered at home with his wife and daughter.
Jan 05 Soap Opera "All My Children," premieres on ABC on this day in history.
Jan 07 Farmers sue Max Yasgur for $35,000 in damages caused by "Woodstock" on this day in history.
Jan 07 Robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 09 Constitution of Singapore enacted on this day in history.
Jan 10 Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44 in the year 1970.
Jan 11 In the year 1970 superbowl IV: KC Chiefs beat Minn Vikings, 23-7 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Len Dawson, Kansas City, QB
Jan 12 In the year 1970 biafran War ends, Biafra surrenders to Nigeria
Jan 12 Blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jan 12 Boeing 747 makes its maiden voyage on this day in history.
Jan 14 John J "Johnny" Murphy, US baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Jan 14 The farewell concert of Diana Ross and the Supremes takes place at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas in the year 1970.
Jan 15 Republic Biafra disbands/joins Nigeria in the year 1970.
Jan 16 Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Djinak-djinak merpati), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history colonel Kadhaffi becomes premier of Libya
Jan 16 Curt Flood files a civil lawsuit challenging baseball's reserve clause on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1970 aFL Pro Bowl West beats East 26-3
Jan 17 In the year 1970 billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32
Jan 17 In the year 1970 john M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Massachusetts)
Jan 18 David O McKay, 9th Mormon president, dies at 96 in the year 1970.
Jan 19 On this day in history dutch bishop says he is in favor of married priest