What Happened on June 27, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Following the arrest of Bernadette Devlin, intense riots erupt in Derry and Belfast leading to a prolonged gun battle between Irish republicans and loyalists

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Edmonds, American baseball player
  • Petra Langrova, Prostejov Czech, tennis star (1995 Palermo doubles)
  • Ricardo Jordan, Delray Beach Fla, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Kinsey, American hurdler (b. 1902)