Historical Events In 1970
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Aug 24 Bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison on this day in history.
Aug 26 Guitar guru Jimi Hendrix opens his Electric Ladyland recording studio in New York City on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1970 black Panthers confront cops in Phila (1 cop killed)
Aug 29 Mary Clare, dies at 76 in the year 1970.
Aug 30 In the year 1970 anna Casati, Italian marchesa, murdered at 41
Aug 31 Lonnie McLucas, a Black Panther activist, convicted in the year 1970.
Aug 31 In the year 1970 uS defeats German FR for tennis' Davis Cup
Sep 01 Francois Mauriac, writer, dies in the year 1970.
Sep 02 Allan Walker, actor/writer (Red Buttons Show), dies at 64 in the year 1970.
Sep 03 In the year 1970 al Wilson, "Blind Owl", guitarist/vocalist (Canned Heat), dies at 27
Sep 03 Green Bay Packers football coach Vince Lombardi dies in Washington DC in the year 1970.
Sep 04 George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single on this day in history.
Sep 04 James M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39 on this day in history.
Sep 05 Estimated 15 cm (6") of rainfall, Bug Point, Utah (state record) on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 1970 gerard Smithson, cricketer (Eng batsman against W Indies 1948), dies
Sep 07 In the year 1970 donald Boyles sets record for highest paracute jump from a bridge, by leaping off of the 1,053' Royal George Bridge in Colorado
Sep 11 In the year 1970 chester Morris, actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69
Sep 12 On this day in history uSSR launches Luna 16; returns samples from lunar Sea of Fertility
Sep 13 IBM announces System 370 computer in the year 1970.
Sep 14 Rudolph Carnap, German philosopher/mathematician, dies at 79 in the year 1970.
Sep 18 Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies of an overdose at 27 in the year 1970.
Sep 19 In the year 1970 "Mary Tyler Moore" show premiers
Sep 19 On this day in history greville Stevens, cricketer (10 Tests for England 1922-29), dies
Sep 20 Luna 16 lands on Moon's Mare Fecunditatis, drills core sample on this day in history.
Sep 21 On this day in history "Monday Night Football" on ABC premiers (Browns beat Jets 31-21)
Sep 21 On this day in history gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (Wibautstrat tax office), dies
Sep 21 In the year 1970 luna 16 leaves the Moon
Sep 21 Monday Night Football, with Howard Cosell, Don Meredith and Keith Jackson calling the plays, makes its debut on ABC-TV on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1970 pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses
Sep 24 On this day in history the first Automated return of lunar sample by Luna 16
Sep 25 Efim Golishev, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Sep 27 On this day in history the final broadcast of The Original Amateur Hour occurs on CBS-TV. During its 22-year run, the show appeared on all three major networks.
Sep 28 Gamal' Abd al-Nassar, Egypt Pres (1953-70), dies of heart attack at 52 in the year 1970.
Sep 28 In the year 1970 intrepid (US) beats Gretel II (Aust) in 22nd America's Cup