What Happened on December 20, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Edward Gierek succeeds Wladyslaw Gomulka as Poland's communist party leader

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Felicetti, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • Grant Flower, cricketer (bro of Andy Zimbabwe Test opening batsman)
  • Jason Simmons, CFL/WLAF defensive tackle (Roughriders, Claymores)
  • Nicole DeBoer, Canadian actress
  • Tony Semple, NFL guard (Detroit Lions)
  • Travis Green, Castlegar, NHL center (NY Islanders)