What Happened on January 29, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Gouka, cricketer (Netherlands pace bowler 1996 World Cup)
  • Heather Graham, actress (Drugstore Cowboy, Diggstown), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jörg Hoffmann, German swimmer
  • Paul Ryan, US politician (R-Wisconsin) and Speaker of the House (2015-), born in Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Scott Davis, guard (Atlanta Falcons)

Famous Deaths

  • Basil H Liddell Hart, English military historian, dies at 74