On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1970

Historical Events

Music History

Jim Morrison arrested for public drunkenness in Los Angeles

Famous Birthdays

  • John August, American screenwriter
  • Orlando Trustfull, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Owen McMahon, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Steven Jack, cricketer (South African pace bowler 1994-95)

Famous Weddings

  • "The Beach Boys" drummer Dennis Wilson (25) weds Barbara Charren (24)
1970 Highlights

About August 4, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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