On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1970

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Yankees honor Casey Stengel, retiring his number 37 (BTG was there)

Baseball Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel
Baseball Hall of Fame Manager
Casey Stengel

Famous Birthdays

  • Catriona Fallon, Burlingame California, rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96)
  • Pascal Duquenne, Belgian actor
  • Trev Alberts, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Goodman, American golfer (US Open 1933), dies at 60
1970 Highlights

About August 8, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo