What Happened on December 31, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Congress authorizes Eisenhower dollar coin

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Paul McCartney files a lawsuit to disolve the Beatles
  • President Allende nationalizes Chilean coal mines
  • Would have been start of Aust/Eng Test Cricket at MCG, washed out

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryon Russell, NBA forward (Utah Jazz)
  • Dan Howe, canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • Dunstan Anderson, NFL defensive end (Dolphins, NO Saints, Rhein Fire)
  • Edwin Huizinga, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Emmen)
  • Michel Brunet, Gatineau Quebec, ice dancer (1996 Canadians-2nd)

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril M Scott, English composer/author (Alchemist), dies at 91