On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1970

Historical Events

  • Apollo 13 limps back safely, Beech-built oxygen tank no help

Music releaseAlbum Release

Paul McCartney's 1st solo album "McCartney" is released

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • Redman [Reginald Noble], American rapper, born in Newark, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Sergei U S Aleksi, patriarch of Russian-Orthodox church, dies at 92
1970 Highlights

About April 17, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries