On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jim Morrison arrested for drunkenness

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison

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)