Historical Events In 1970
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Aug 24 Bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison in the year 1970.
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 On this day in history mary Clare, dies at 76
Aug 30 In the year 1970 anna Casati, Italian marchesa, murdered at 41
Aug 31 Lonnie McLucas, a Black Panther activist, convicted on this day in history.
Aug 31 US defeats German FR for tennis' Davis Cup in the year 1970.
Sep 01 On this day in history francois Mauriac, writer, dies
Sep 02 Allan Walker, actor/writer (Red Buttons Show), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Sep 03 Al Wilson, "Blind Owl", guitarist/vocalist (Canned Heat), dies at 27 on this day in history.
Sep 03 Green Bay Packers football coach Vince Lombardi dies in Washington DC in the year 1970.
Sep 04 On this day in history george Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single
Sep 04 On this day in history james M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39
Sep 05 In the year 1970 estimated 15 cm (6") of rainfall, Bug Point, Utah (state record)
Sep 06 On this day in history 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 Chester Morris, actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69 in the year 1970.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 14 Rudolph Carnap, German philosopher/mathematician, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Sep 18 Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies of an overdose at 27 in the year 1970.
Sep 19 On this day in history "Mary Tyler Moore" show premiers
Sep 19 In the year 1970 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 In the year 1970 "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 Luna 16 leaves the Moon on this day in history.
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 Pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses on this day in history.
Sep 24 On this day in history the first Automated return of lunar sample by Luna 16
Sep 25 In the year 1970 efim Golishev, composer, dies at 73
Sep 27 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 in the year 1970.
Sep 28 Gamal' Abd al-Nassar, Egypt Pres (1953-70), dies of heart attack at 52 on this day in history.
Sep 28 On this day in history intrepid (US) beats Gretel II (Aust) in 22nd America's Cup