What Happened on August 13, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Pamphlet bombs which scatter revolutionary African National Congress propaganda leaflets explode in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Shearer, English footballer, born in Gosforth, England
  • Elvis Grbac, NFL quarterback (SF 49ers, KC Chiefs)
  • Matt Hyson, American professional wrestler
  • Tim Watson, NFL/WLAF safety (Raiders, Barcelona Dragons)
  • Will Clarke, American novelist

Famous Deaths

  • Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer, dies at 75