Historical Events In 1970
Friday, 17 January 2020
Jan 01 In the year 1970 "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT)
Jan 01 Afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect
Jan 02 Dutch premiere of musical "Hair" in Amsterdam in the year 1970.
Jan 02 In the year 1970 piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85
Jan 02 US population is 293,200,000; Black population 22,600,000 (11.1%) on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history "Jimmy" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City NY after 84 performances
Jan 03 Marxist government takes over in Congo in the year 1970.
Jan 04 Beatles last recording session at EMI studios in the year 1970.
Jan 04 New York City NY transit fare rises from 20¢ to 30¢, new larger tokens used on this day in history.
Jan 04 Walter Cronkite ends hosting weekly documentary in the year 1970.
Jan 05 On this day in history 23,000 Belgian mine workers strike
Jan 05 In the year 1970 joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered
Jan 05 On this day in history joseph Yablonski, presidential candidate for the United Mine Workers, is found murdered at home with his wife and daughter.
Jan 05 On this day in history soap Opera "All My Children," premieres on ABC
Jan 07 On this day in history farmers sue Max Yasgur for $35,000 in damages caused by "Woodstock"
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1970.
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 On this day in history boeing 747 makes its maiden voyage
Jan 14 On this day in history john J "Johnny" Murphy, US baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 61
Jan 14 The farewell concert of Diana Ross and the Supremes takes place at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history republic Biafra disbands/joins Nigeria
Jan 16 In the year 1970 armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Djinak-djinak merpati), dies at 61
Jan 16 In the year 1970 colonel Kadhaffi becomes premier of Libya
Jan 16 On this day in history 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 In the year 1970 david O McKay, 9th Mormon president, dies at 96
Jan 19 On this day in history dutch bishop says he is in favor of married priest