On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1970

Historical Events

  • City University of NY inaugurates open admissions
  • Steven Stills arrested for drug possession

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Rene Cadogan, American singer-songwriter (Third Eye Blind), born in Oakland, California
  • Slava Dosedel, Czech tennis star, born in PÅ™erov, Czechoslovakia

Famous Deaths

  • Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer, dies at 62
1970 Highlights

About August 14, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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