On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1970

Historical Events

  • Head of the Catholic Church in Ireland Cardinal William Conway publishes a pamphlet on the topic of segregation in education in Northern Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Kelk Ingold, English chemist (Cahn–Ingold–Prelog priority rules), dies at 77
1970 Highlights

About December 8, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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