Historical Events In 1970
Monday, 06 February 2023
Jan 01 "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT) on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1970 afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established
Jan 01 Revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect in the year 1970.
Jan 02 Dutch premiere of musical "Hair" in Amsterdam on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1970 piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85
Jan 02 In the year 1970 uS population is 293,200,000; Black population 22,600,000 (11.1%)
Jan 03 "Jimmy" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City NY after 84 performances in the year 1970.
Jan 03 On this day in history marxist government takes over in Congo
Jan 04 Beatles last recording session at EMI studios in the year 1970.
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 23,000 Belgian mine workers strike in the year 1970.
Jan 05 In the year 1970 joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered
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 On this day in history farmers sue Max Yasgur for $35,000 in damages caused by "Woodstock"
Jan 07 On this day in history robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81
Jan 09 In the year 1970 constitution of Singapore enacted
Jan 10 Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44 on this day in history.
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 Boeing 747 makes its maiden voyage on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history john J "Johnny" Murphy, US baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 61
Jan 14 In the year 1970 the farewell concert of Diana Ross and the Supremes takes place at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas.
Jan 15 Republic Biafra disbands/joins Nigeria on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Djinak-djinak merpati), dies at 61
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 in the year 1970.
Jan 17 In the year 1970 aFL Pro Bowl West beats East 26-3
Jan 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 1970 david O McKay, 9th Mormon president, dies at 96
Jan 19 In the year 1970 dutch bishop says he is in favor of married priest