What Happened on April 20, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 74th Boston Marathon: Ron Hill of Great Britain 1st man in 2:10:30 and Sara Mae Berman of United States 1st woman in 3:05:07
  • Bruno Kreisky becomes 1st socialist chancellor of Austria
  • Ron Hill's 2:10:30 at Boston, sets new US marathon record

Famous Birthdays

  • Adriano Moraes, Brazilian rodeo performer, born in Quintana, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Shemar Moore, actor (Malcolm-Young & Restless), born in Oakland, California

Famous Deaths

  • Shakeel Badayuni, Indian poet and lyricist, dies at 53