On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1970

Historical Events

Sports History

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

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? 51 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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