Historical Events In 1970
Friday, 22 January 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1970 "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT)
Jan 01 In the year 1970 afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established
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 on this day in history.
Jan 02 Piotr Rytel, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1970.
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 Marxist government takes over in Congo in the year 1970.
Jan 04 Beatles last recording session at EMI studios on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 05 Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1970 robert [Harriot] Barrat, actor (Bad Lands, Go West), dies at 81
Jan 09 Constitution of Singapore enacted on this day in history.
Jan 10 Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44 on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1970 superbowl IV: KC Chiefs beat Minn Vikings, 23-7 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Len Dawson, Kansas City, QB
Jan 12 Biafran War ends, Biafra surrenders to Nigeria on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84
Jan 12 Boeing 747 makes its maiden voyage in the year 1970.
Jan 14 In the year 1970 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 In the year 1970 republic Biafra disbands/joins Nigeria
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 On this day in history aFL Pro Bowl West beats East 26-3
Jan 17 Billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history dutch bishop says he is in favor of married priest