What Happened on October 9, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Khmer Republic (Cambodia) declares independence

Famous Birthdays

  • Annika Sorenstam, LPGA golfer (1995 US Women's Open), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Kenny Anderson, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Portland Trailblazers)
  • Oleg Kryazhev, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
  • Park Sang-min, South Korean actor
  • Savannah [Shannon Michelle Wilsey], American pornographic film actress, born in Laguna Beach, California (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Giono, French writer (Le Hussard sur le toit), dies at 75