What Happened on September 4, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • -5) 29.0 cm rainfall at Workman Creek, Arizona (state record)
  • An Irish Republican Army (IRA) member, Michael Kane (35), is killed in the premature explosion of the bomb he was planting at an electricity transformer in Belfast

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George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison
  • Russian ballerina Natalia Makarova gets political asylum
  • Salvador Allende wins presidential election in Chile

Famous Birthdays

  • Cari Read, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-silver-96), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Dave Buchwald, American hacker and filmmaker
  • Igor Cavalera, Brazilian pop drummer (Sepultura)
  • Ione Skye, [Leitch], Hertfordshire England, actress (Say Anything)
  • Janae Lautenschlager, Canoga Park California, diver (Olympics-96)
  • Jennifer Nakken, Cedar City Utah, Miss Utah-America (1991)
  • Luis Lopez, infielder (San Diego Padres)

Famous Deaths

  • James M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39