On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1970

Historical Events

  • Federal Bankruptcy Referee Sidney Volinn declares MLB's Seattle Pilots bankrupt; car dealer Bud Selig buys franchise for $10.8 million and moves club to Milwaukee (Brewers)

Music History

John Lennon and Yoko Ono release hoax they are having dual sex change operations

  • Serious riots continue in the Ballymurphy estate in Belfast between Catholic residents and the British Army

Historic Event

US President Richard Nixon signs bill limiting cigarette advertisements from 1st Jan 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • Sung Hi Lee, Korean-born model
1970 Highlights

About April 1, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries