Historical Events In 1970
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Feb 06 On this day in history roscoe Karns, actor (Capt Shafer-Hennesey), dies at 78
Feb 07 "Hollywood Palace," last airs on ABC TV in the year 1970.
Feb 07 In the year 1970 "Jingle Jangle" hits #10 on the pop singles chart by Archies
Feb 07 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
Feb 07 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood
Feb 09 World's first nerve transplant, in Germany on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1970 26.4 cm precipitation falls on Mount Washington NH (state record)
Feb 10 In the year 1970 dry powder avalanche moving at 120 mph smashes into youth hostel killing 40 Belgian, French, & German youths (Val d'Isere, France)
Feb 11 In the year 1970 26.37 cm (10.38") of rainfall, Mt Washington NH (state 24-hour record)
Feb 11 In the year 1970 emil Abranyi, composer, dies at 87
Feb 11 Japan joins the space race, by launching a satellite into earth orbit in the year 1970.
Feb 11 On this day in history japan launches its first satellite into orbit
Feb 11 In the year 1970 john Lennon pays £1,344 fines for 96 protesting the South African rugby team playing in Scotland
Feb 12 In the year 1970 andre Souris, composer, dies at 79
Feb 12 On this day in history three-month-old baby receives Canada's first successful liver transplant at Montreal's Notre-Dame Hospital
Feb 13 Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for Engld, ct 60 stp 12), dies in the year 1970.
Feb 13 Man-eating tiger is reported to have killed 48, 80 km from New Delhi in the year 1970.
Feb 15 In the year 1970 ard Schenk becomes world champion all-round skater
Feb 15 Dominican DC-9 crashes into sea at Santo Domingo, kills 102 in the year 1970.
Feb 15 Nationalists disrupt UN session on Congo on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1970 joe Frazier KOs Jimmy Ellis in 5 for undisputed heavyweight boxing crown
Feb 17 Agnon, [SJ Czaczkes], Hebrew writer (Nobel 1966), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 18 Desiderius A Stracke, Flemish jesuit/literature historian, dies at 94 on this day in history.
Feb 18 In the year 1970 the Chicago Seven are found innocent of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic national convention.
Feb 18 US President Nixon launches "Nixon-doctrine" on this day in history.
Feb 19 In the year 1970 ralph Edward Flanders, (Sen-VT), dies at 89
Feb 19 USSR launches Sputnik 52 &Molniya 1-13 communications satellite on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history albert Louis Wolff, composer, dies at 86
Feb 21 Jackson 5 make TV debut on "American Bandstand" on this day in history.
Feb 21 Pathet Lao conquerors Xieng Khuang & Muong Suy on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history guyana becomes a republic (National Day)
Feb 23 Guyana gains independence in the year 1970.
Feb 23 On this day in history holy Eucharist given by women for first time in Roman Catholic service
Feb 24 On this day in history 29 Swiss Army officers die in avalanche (Reckingen, Switzerland)