Historical Events In 1970
Saturday, 20 July 2019
Jan 01 "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT) in the year 1970.
Jan 01 In the year 1970 afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established
Jan 01 Revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1970 dutch premiere of musical "Hair" in Amsterdam
Jan 02 Piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1970.
Jan 02 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history marxist government takes over in Congo
Jan 04 On this day in history beatles last recording session at EMI studios
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 23,000 Belgian mine workers strike in the year 1970.
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 In the year 1970 soap Opera "All My Children," premieres on ABC
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 in the year 1970.
Jan 09 On this day in history constitution of Singapore enacted
Jan 10 Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44 in the year 1970.
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 In the year 1970 biafran War ends, Biafra surrenders to Nigeria
Jan 12 On this day in history blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84
Jan 12 In the year 1970 boeing 747 makes its maiden voyage
Jan 14 John J "Johnny" Murphy, US baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 61 in the year 1970.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1970 billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32
Jan 17 John M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Massachusetts) in the year 1970.
Jan 18 David O McKay, 9th Mormon president, dies at 96 on this day in history.
Jan 19 Dutch bishop says he is in favor of married priest on this day in history.