On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1970

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)
1970 Highlights

About August 4, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo