January 1, 1970 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • "The Epoch" (Time 0 for UNIX systems, Midnight GMT)
  • Afro-American Historical Calendar Series Established
  • Neth Christian Workers Union (NCW) forms
  • Revised calendar for Western (RC) Church goes into effect
  • The Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), an infantry regiment of the British Army, comes into existence
  • The University College of Zululand, formerly affiliated to the University of South Africa, attains full academic autonomy as the University of Zululand.
  • US Federal oil depletion allowance reduced from 27.5 to 22.0 percent