What Happened on September 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • A groups of Protestant youths attack the Catholic Unity Flats as rioting continues in the Protestant Shankill Road area
  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open
  • The Laguna Fire starts in San Diego County, California, burning 175,425 acres (710 kmĀ²).

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Laus, Beamsville, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • Rachel Jacobs, actress (It's Not Easy), born in Ririe, Idaho
  • Sheri Moon Zombie, American actress
  • Trevor Ruffin, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers)