What Happened on October 3, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Coco" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 333 performances
  • Baseball umpires call their 1st strike
  • WAPT TV channel 16 in Jackson, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Justine Sowry, Australian field hockey goalie (Olympics-96)
  • Manny Martinez, San Pedro DE, outfielder (Seattle Mariners)
  • Roger Bailey, Chattahoochee FL, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Tyji Armstrong, NFL tight end (Tampa Bay Bucs)