Historical Events on July 31st, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 37th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Kansas City 24, All Stars 3 (69,940)

CommunicationBlack Tot Day

Black Tot Day: the last day of the officially sanctioned rum ration in the Royal Navy (started 1740)

  • Chet Huntley retires from NBC, ends "Huntley-Brinkley Report"
  • Daniel O'Hagan (19), a Catholic civilian, is shot dead by the British Army during a serious riot in the New Lodge Road area of Belfast, Northern Ireland