Historical Events In 1970
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 Dutch premiere of musical "Hair" in Amsterdam on this day in history.
Jan 02 Piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Jan 02 US population is 293,200,000; Black population 22,600,000 (11.1%) on this day in history.
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 Beatles last recording session at EMI studios on this day in history.
Jan 04 New York City NY transit fare rises from 20¢ to 30¢, new larger tokens used in the year 1970.
Jan 04 In the year 1970 walter Cronkite ends hosting weekly documentary
Jan 05 23,000 Belgian mine workers strike on this day in history.
Jan 05 Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered on this day in history.
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" in the year 1970.
Jan 07 Robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81 in the year 1970.
Jan 09 On this day in history constitution of Singapore enacted
Jan 10 In the year 1970 pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44
Jan 11 Superbowl IV: KC Chiefs beat Minn Vikings, 23-7 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Len Dawson, Kansas City, QB on this day in history.
Jan 12 Biafran War ends, Biafra surrenders to Nigeria on this day in history.
Jan 12 Blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84 in the year 1970.
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 In the year 1970 republic Biafra disbands/joins Nigeria
Jan 16 In the year 1970 armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Djinak-djinak merpati), dies at 61
Jan 16 Colonel Kadhaffi becomes premier of Libya in the year 1970.
Jan 16 In the year 1970 curt Flood files a civil lawsuit challenging baseball's reserve clause
Jan 17 AFL Pro Bowl West beats East 26-3 in the year 1970.
Jan 17 Billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32 in the year 1970.
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