Historical Events In 1970
Wednesday, 10 August 2022
Jan 01 On this day in history "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT)
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 Dutch premiere of musical "Hair" in Amsterdam on this day in history.
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 Marxist government takes over in Congo on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history 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 in the year 1970.
Jan 05 23,000 Belgian mine workers strike in the year 1970.
Jan 05 On this day in history joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered
Jan 05 Joseph Yablonski, presidential candidate for the United Mine Workers, is found murdered at home with his wife and daughter in the year 1970.
Jan 05 In the year 1970 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 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 In the year 1970 pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44
Jan 11 On this day in history superbowl IV: KC Chiefs beat Minn Vikings, 23-7 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Len Dawson, Kansas City, QB
Jan 12 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 17 Billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32 on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history john M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Massachusetts)
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.