May 23, 1970 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 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.
  • USSR performs nuclear test (underground)

Birthdays in History

  • Blake Schwendiman, American author
  • Yigal Amir, Israeli assassin of Yitzhak Rabin

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

US Secretary of State John Kerry (26) weds heiress Julia Stimson Thorne (25)

US Secretary of State John Kerry
US Secretary of State
John Kerry