What Happened on September 21, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Monday Night Football" premieres on ABC - Browns 31, Jets 21
  • KAPP TV channel 35 in Yakima, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • New York Times starts first modern op-ed page.
  • Oakland A's Vida Blue no-hits Minnesota Twins, 6-0
  • Soviet space probe Luna 16 leaves the Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cudia, American actor
  • Michael O'shea, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Samantha Power, Irish American author and diplomat (US Ambassador to the UN), born in Dublin, Ireland

Journalist and Diplomat Samantha Power
Journalist and Diplomat
Samantha Power

Famous Deaths

  • Gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (Wibautstrat tax office), dies