Historical Events In 1970
Sunday, 03 July 2022
Oct 26 "Doonesbury" comic strip debuts in 28 newspapers on this day in history.
Oct 28 Baby Huey, [James Ramey], vocalist (Baby Huey & Babysitters), dies on this day in history.
Oct 28 On this day in history nBA Cleve Cavaliers 1st home game, lose to San Diego 110-99
Oct 28 US/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts on this day in history.
Nov 01 Bhola cyclone in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) killing =500,000 people in the year 1970.
Nov 01 In the year 1970 discotheque in Grenoble France burns, all exits padlocked and 142 die
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 Salvador Allende inaugurated as President of Chile on this day in history.
Nov 08 Tom Dempsey of New Orleans Saints kicks NFL record 63 yard field goal in the year 1970.
Nov 09 In the year 1970 general Charles de Gaulle,former leader of the 'Free French'army and President of France from 1958 to 1969,died
Nov 09 In the year 1970 trial of Seattle 8 anti-war protesters begins
Nov 09 On this day in history william L Dawson, (Rep-D-Ill), dies at 84
Nov 10 In the year 1970 charles DeGaulle, general/president France (Free French), dies at 79
Nov 10 In the year 1970 luna 17, with unmanned self-propelled Lunokhod 1, is launched
Nov 12 On this day in history charles de Gaulle is buried in Paris
Nov 13 Bhola cyclone in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) killing =500,000 people on this day in history.
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 On this day in history vP Spiro Agnew calls TV executives "impudent snobs"
Nov 14 DC-9 crashes in West Virginia, 75 killed on this day in history.
Nov 14 Marshall U football team wiped out in air crash at Kenova WV in the year 1970.
Nov 17 Naunton Wayne, actor (Dead of Night), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Nov 17 On this day in history 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 Russia lands self propelled rover on the Moon on this day in history.
Nov 19 In the year 1970 golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a Cal state historical landmark
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 on this day in history.
Nov 23 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 on this day in history.
Nov 23 On this day in history yusuf Bin Ishak, president of Singapore 1965-70, dies at about 60
Nov 24 Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Nov 25 In the year 1970 yukio Mishima, Japanese author/nationalist (Harakiri), dies at 45
Nov 26 In the year 1970 b O Davis Sr, 1st black general, dies at 93 in Chicago