On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1970

Historical Events

  • "Park" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • First Earth Day celebrated, founded by Gaylord Nelson
  • NY Met Jerry Grote sets record of 20 put outs by a catcher

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Met Tom Seaver strikes out last 10 Padres, for a total of 19

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tom Seaver
  • Senators beat Yankees 2-1 in 18 innings

Famous Birthdays

  • Coleman Bell, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins)
  • Regine Velasquez, Filipino singer and actress
1970 Highlights

About April 22, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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