On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Connelly, English writer (Attention All Shipping), born in London
  • Giada De Laurentiis, Italian-American chef and television host, born in Rome, Italy
  • Jean-Michel Bombardier, Canadian pair skater (1995, 96 Can), born in Montreal, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Frank Donovan, American organist, teacher, and composer (Smoek and Steel; Wood-Notes), dies at 78
  • Vladimir Propp, Russian structuralist scholar (b. 1895)
1970 Highlights

About August 22, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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