What Happened on August 26, 1970

Historical Events

  • Minister of Home Affairs Robert Porter resigns from the Stormont government (North Ireland parliament)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Schultz, South African cricket pace bowler (South African Test), born in East London, South Africa
  • Melissa McCarthy, American comedian and actress (Mike and Molly, Spy), born in Plainfield, Illinois
  • Olimpiada Ivanova, Russian race walker, born in Munsjuty, Soviet Union
Born in 1970
1970 Highlights

About August 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: War - Edwin Starr
  • UK #1 Song: The Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley