What Happened on December 30, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • The financial cost of the disturbances and riots in Northern Ireland during 1969 and 1970 are today estimated to be £5.5 million

Famous Birthdays

  • Grant Carter, CFL defensive end (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Gus Nketia, 100m sprint (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Kevin Salvadori, NBA center (Sacramento Kings)
  • Robert Hall, WLAF wide receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sonny Liston, World heavyweight boxing champion (1962-64), dies at 38

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston