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, Dutch oboist, and conductor (Residence Orchestra), dies at 78
1970 Highlights

About April 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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