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 (The Kennedys), born in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
  • Barry van Galen, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • Jason Stoltenberg, Australian tennis star, born in Narrabri, Australia
  • Mix Master Mike [Michael Schwartz], American turntablist, born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

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