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1970 Historical Event(s)
- February 6, 1970 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Dog in Chinese astrology.
- February 15, 1970 – A Dominican DC-9 crashes into the sea during takeoff from Santo Domingo, killing 102.
- March 18, 1970 – Lon Nol ousts Prince Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia.
- August 23, 1970 – Organized by Mexican American union leader César Chávez, the Salad Bowl strike, the largest farm worker strike in U.S. history, begins.
- September 5, 1970 – Vietnam War: Operation Jefferson Glenn begins: the United States 101st Airborne Division and the South Vietnamese 1st Infantry Division initiate a new operation in Thừa Thiên-Huế Province.
- September 26, 1970 – The Laguna Fire starts in San Diego County, California, burning 175,425 acre.
- November 4, 1970 – Genie, a 13-year-old feral child is found in Los Angeles, California having been locked in her bedroom for most of her life.
- November 13, 1970 – Bhola cyclone: A 150-mph tropical cyclone hits the densely populated Ganges Delta region of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), killing an estimated 500,000 people in one night. This is regarded as the 20th century’s worst natural disaster.
- November 21, 1970 – Vietnam War: Operation Ivory Coast – A joint Air Force and Army team raids the Son Tay prison camp in an attempt to free American prisoners of war thought to be held there.
Who Were Born On 1970?
- January 29, 1970 – Jörg Hoffmann, German swimmer
- May 6, 1970 – Roland Kun, Nauruan politician
- May 23, 1970 – Matt Flynn, American musician
- May 29, 1970 – Natarsha Belling, Australian news presenter
- June 17, 1970 – Stéphane Fiset, Canadian ice hockey player
- August 22, 1970 – Charlie Connelly, English writer
- September 17, 1970 – Jim Conroy, American Voice Actor (Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman)
- October 9, 1970 – Jason Butler Harner, American actor
- October 13, 1970 – Paul Potts, British opera singer
- December 25, 1970 – Emmanuel Amuneke, Nigerian footballer