On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1970

Historical Events

  • WSNS TV channel 44 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Miho Hatori, Japanese singer and songwriter (Cibo Matto)
  • Thea Gill, Canadian actress
  • Tim Jacobs, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Henry Sturtevant, American geneticist, dies at 78
  • Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor, dies at 78
1970 Highlights

About April 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries