What Happened on September 23, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Abdul Razak bin Hussain becomes premier of Malaysia
  • Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) Arthur Young announces his resignation
  • Gary Muhrcke wins 1st NY Marathon

Famous Birthdays

  • Ani DiFranco, American musician
  • Brian Wells, Carmel California, pairs skater (& Lyons-1995 Midwest champ)
  • Georgios Koltsidas, Greek footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Bourvil, French actor and singer (b. 1917)