September 4, 1970 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • -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

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Marxist Salvador Allende wins a narrow plurality of votes in Chile's presidential election

Marxist and President of Chile Salvador Allende
Marxist and President of Chile
Salvador Allende
  • Russian ballerina Natalia Makarova gets political asylum

Birthdays in History

  • Jennifer Nakken, Cedar City Utah, Miss Utah-America (1991)

Deaths in History

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