What Happened on August 10, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British Home Secretary Reginald Maulding threatens to impose direct rule on Northern Ireland if the agreed reform measures are not carried out

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendon Julian, cricketer (in NZ Australian left-arm quickie 1993-)
  • Bret Hedican, St-paul, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)
  • Gino Torretta, quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1992, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jeff Mangum, American musician

Famous Deaths

  • Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, German composer (Requiem), commits suicide at 52