What Happened on December 21, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Meeting of InterestElvis Meets Nixon

Elvis Presley meets US President Richard Nixon in the White House - the image of this meeting is the most requested photo from the entire National Archives
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  • Oregon v. Mitchell Supreme Court case was decided, lowering the minimum voting age in U.S. federal elections to 18. The voting age for state and local elections was left to states discretion
  • WUTV TV channel 29 in Buffalo, NY (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Irving Spikes, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)
  • Monique Ambers, WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Ronnie Woolfork, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)