What Happened on December 22, 1970

Historical Events

  • Treblinka SS commander Franz Stangl sentenced to life imprisonment

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Anderson, Scottish darts player (PDC World Champion 2015-16), born in Musselburgh, Scotland
  • Ted Cruz [Rafael Edward], Canadian-born US politician (Senate-R-Texas 2013-), born in Calgary. Alberta
1970 Highlights

About December 22, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Sweet Lord/Isn't It A Pity - George Harrison
  • UK #1 Song: I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds