On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch Antilles: government of Petronia falls
  • OPEC meeting in Caracas establishes 55 percent as minimum tax rate and demands that posted prices be changed to reflect changes in foreign exchange rates

Famous Birthdays

  • Kara DioGuardi, American songwriter, record producer, and singer
  • Marlin Cannon, 200m/400m runner, born in Dallas, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Artem Mikoyan, Russian aircraft designer (MIG), dies at 65
  • Sir Feroz Khan Noon, Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1893)