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

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Peter Sellers (44) weds model Miranda Quarry

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers

1970 Highlights

About August 24, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo