On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1970

Historical Events

  • Peruvian Airlines jet carrying 45 US exchange students explodes

Famous Birthdays

  • Arion Salazar, American musician (Third Eye Blind)
  • Chris Cuomo, American TV journalist
  • Chris Gedney, NFL tight end (Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Rod Brind'amour, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers, Team Canada 98), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Thomas Lennon, American actor and producer (Night at the Museum, Memento), born in Chicago, Illinois
1970 Highlights

About August 9, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo