What Happened on October 15, 1970

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Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Anwar Sadat elected 3rd President of Egypt, succeeding Gamal Abdel Nasser

President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate
Anwar Sadat
  • Baltimore Orioles beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 1 in 67th World Series
  • Bridge over Yarra River in Melbourne crashes; killing 35
  • Russian passenger flight hijacked to Turkey

Famous Birthdays

  • Cooper Harris, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Eric BenĂ©t, American singer
  • Lonnie Palelei, guard (NY Jets)