On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1970

Historical Events

  • "Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen" opens at Majestic NYC for 19 performances
  • Yemen Arab Republic (North Yemen) adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, Dutch tennis player (95, 96 Oklahoma City), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • Elizabeth McIntyre, Miss West Virginia (1996), born in Dunbar, West Virginia
  • James Jett, US Olympic sprinter and NFL wide receiver (Oakland Raiders), born in Charles Town, West Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • L. Mendel Rivers, US politician (Rep-D-SC), dies at 65
1970 Highlights

About December 28, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Boxing Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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