What Happened on December 29, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (United States) signed into law by President Richard M. Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Aled Jones, Welsh singer
  • Glen Phillips, American musician (Toad The Wet Sprocket)
  • Hidetoshi Mitsusada, Japanese racing driver
  • Kevin Weisman, American actor
  • Yaroslav Ihorovych Pustovyi, Kostroma Ukraine, cosmonaut

Famous Deaths

  • John de Mol, Dutch accordionist, dies at 58
  • Marie Menken, American experimental filmmaker and socialite (b. 1909)
  • William King Gregory, American palaeontologist (mammalian teeth, evolutionary theory), dies at 94