What Happened on August 16, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Major

52nd PGA Championship: Dave Stockton shoots 279 at Southern Hills OK

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cincinnati Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Hardy, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • Bonnie Bernstein, American sportscaster
  • Dena Head, WNBA guard (Utah Starzz)
  • Eric Swann, NFL defensive tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Killah Priest, American rapper
  • Lester Smith, CFL safety (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Manisha Koirala, Indian actress
  • Quinton McCracken, outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Saif Ali Khan, Indian actor
  • Wilco Hellinga, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)