What Happened on April 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • WSNS TV channel 44 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Erlan Sagymbayev, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
  • Miho Hatori, Japanese singer and songwriter (Cibo Matto)
  • Thea Gill, Canadian actress
  • Tim Jacobs, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Henry Sturtevant, American geneticist (b. 1891)
  • Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor, dies at 78