What Happened on April 16, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 70 die in a snow crush (France)
  • Protestant Unionist Ian Paisley wins seat formerly held by Terence O'Neill in the Stormont (North Ireland Parliament

Famous Birthdays

  • Fran Robinson, California, actress (Lauren-Charlie & Company)
  • Ian Franklin, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Steve Emtman, NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • Walt Williams, NBA forward/guard (Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Neutra, American architect (b. 1892)