What Happened on December 7, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Taizan Maezumi Roshi, head of LA Zen Center, receives dharma
  • West Germany & Poland normalize relations

Famous Birthdays

  • Courtney Browne, cricketer (West Indies Test wicket-keeper 1995)
  • Ed Robinson, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Rob Olson, Victoria BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Newlands Open)

Famous Deaths

  • Romaine Brooks (born Beatrice Romaine Goddard), American painter dies aged 96

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Rube Goldberg, US cartoonist (Mike & Ike, Pulitzer 1948), dies at 87

Cartoonist Rube Goldberg
Rube Goldberg