On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1970

Historical Events

  • Bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Henderson, American mixed martial artist (UFC 17 Middleweight Tournament 1998; Rings: King of Kings Tournament 1999), born in Downey, California
  • Rich Beem, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2002), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Sandra Whyte-Sweeney, American ice hockey forward (Olympics gold 1998), born in Saugus, Massachusetts
  • Tugay Kerimo─člu, Turkish footballer, born in Trabzon, Turkey

Famous Weddings

Peter Sellers

Actor Peter Sellers (44) weds model Miranda Quarry

1970 Highlights

About August 24, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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