What Happened on December 21, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 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)