What Happened on February 24th, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 29 Swiss Army officers die in avalanche (Reckingen, Switzerland)
  • Heintje Simons (14) wins 7 gold records
  • KVDO TV channel 3 in Salem, OR (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Garcia, CFL quarterback (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jonathan Ward, Balt Md, actor (Doug-Charles in Charge, Beans Baxter)
  • Kienast quintuplets, American quintuplets
  • Wilson Alvarez, Maracaibo Venezuela, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)

Famous Deaths

  • Conrad Nagel, actor (Celebrity Time), dies at 73