Historical Events In 1970
Monday, 03 August 2020
Oct 26 In the year 1970 "Doonesbury" comic strip debuts in 28 newspapers
Oct 28 On this day in history baby Huey, [James Ramey], vocalist (Baby Huey & Babysitters), dies
Oct 28 NBA Cleve Cavaliers 1st home game, lose to San Diego 110-99 in the year 1970.
Oct 28 US/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts in the year 1970.
Nov 01 Bhola cyclone in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) killing =500,000 people in the year 1970.
Nov 01 Discotheque in Grenoble France burns, all exits padlocked and 142 die in the year 1970.
Nov 02 In the year 1970 richard Cushing, US cardinal to Boston, dies at 75
Nov 03 In the year 1970 peter II Karadjordjevic, last king of Yugoslavia (1934-45), dies at 57
Nov 03 On this day in history salvador Allende inaugurated as President of Chile
Nov 08 Tom Dempsey of New Orleans Saints kicks NFL record 63 yard field goal in the year 1970.
Nov 09 General Charles de Gaulle,former leader of the 'Free French'army and President of France from 1958 to 1969,died on this day in history.
Nov 09 Trial of Seattle 8 anti-war protesters begins on this day in history.
Nov 09 William L Dawson, (Rep-D-Ill), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Nov 10 Charles DeGaulle, general/president France (Free French), dies at 79 in the year 1970.
Nov 10 On this day in history luna 17, with unmanned self-propelled Lunokhod 1, is launched
Nov 12 Charles de Gaulle is buried in Paris on this day in history.
Nov 13 In the year 1970 bhola cyclone in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) killing =500,000 people
Nov 13 On this day in history cyclone kills estimated 300,000 in Chittagong Bangladesh
Nov 13 On this day in history lt Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes PM of Syria following military coup
Nov 13 VP Spiro Agnew calls TV executives "impudent snobs" on this day in history.
Nov 14 DC-9 crashes in West Virginia, 75 killed in the year 1970.
Nov 14 Marshall U football team wiped out in air crash at Kenova WV on this day in history.
Nov 17 Naunton Wayne, actor (Dead of Night), dies at 69 in the year 1970.
Nov 17 In the year 1970 russia lands Lunokhod 1 unmanned remote-controlled vehicle on Moon
Nov 18 In the year 1970 hal Dickinson, singer (Modernaires), dies at 56
Nov 18 In the year 1970 russia lands self propelled rover on the Moon
Nov 19 Golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a Cal state historical landmark on this day in history.
Nov 21 NY Knicks 1st game against Cleve Cavalier, Knicks win 102-94 at MSG on this day in history.
Nov 21 The rarest of Ford Mustangs--the Boss 351--debuted at the Detroit Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan in the year 1970.
Nov 23 On this day in history secretary of Defense Melvin Laird discloses the November 21U.S. raid on the North Vietnamese prison camp at Son Tay. The raid was conducted almost flawlessly, but no prisoners of war were found in the camp. They had been moved earlier to other locations.
Nov 23 Yusuf Bin Ishak, president of Singapore 1965-70, dies at about 60 on this day in history.
Nov 24 Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Nov 25 Yukio Mishima, Japanese author/nationalist (Harakiri), dies at 45 in the year 1970.
Nov 26 On this day in history b O Davis Sr, 1st black general, dies at 93 in Chicago