What Happened on October 15, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Anwar Sadat elected president of Egypt
  • 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)