What Happened on April 4, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 124th Grand National: Pat Taaffe aboard Gay Trip wins
  • Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Don Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Pepper, Canadian actor
  • Barry van Galen, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • Jason Stoltenberg, Australia, tennis star
  • Michael Schwartz, American turntablist, known as Mix Master Mike, DJ for the Beastie Boys

Famous Deaths

  • Byron Foulger, American actor (Capt Nice, Petticoat Junction), dies at 70