On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1970

Historical Events

  • North American Soccer League awards NY & Toronto franchises

Nobel Prize

Soviet novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn chooses not to claim his Nobel Prize in Literature for fear that the USSR would prevent his return afterwards. Accepts in 1974 after he was deported.

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryant Stith, American NBA guard (Denver Nuggets), born in Emporia, Virginia
1970 Highlights

About December 10, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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