Historical Events on May 23rd, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • A fire breaks out in the Britannia Bridge over the Menai Straits in north Wales contributing to its partial destruction and causing approximately £1,000,000 worth of fire damage.
  • Grateful Dead's 1st performance outside US (England)
  • SD Padres beat SF Giants 17-16 in 15 innings
  • USSR performs nuclear test (underground)