On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1970

Historical Events

  • Gambia becomes a republic within the Commonwealth
  • People's Republic of China launches its 1st satellite transmitting song "East is Red"

Famous Birthdays

  • Damien Fleming, Australian cricket pace bowler (hat-trick on Test debut), born in Bentley, Perth, Australia
  • Emanuela Zardo, Swiss tennis star
1970 Highlights

About April 24, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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