What Happened on August 21, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • The Social and Democratic Labour Party (SDLP) is established with Gerry Fitt as the first leader of the party

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Roth, Yonkers NY, gymnast (Pan Am-gold-1995, Olympics-96)
  • Mark Hatfield, CFL guard (BC Lions)
  • Paulo Barrancos Guerra, Portugal, 10k runner
  • Steve Everitt, NFL center (Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles)

Famous Deaths

  • Timothy Mather Spelman, composer, dies at 79