On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1970

Historical Events

  • 26.37 cm (10.38") of rainfall, Mt Washington, NH (state 24-hr rec)
  • Japan becomes 4th nation to put a satellite (Osumi) in orbit

Sports History

John Lennon pays £1,344 fines for 96 protesting South African rugby team playing in Scotland

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Birthdays

  • Alistair Brown, English cricketer (Surrey & England ODI opening batsman 1996), born in Beckenham, United Kingdom
  • Fredrik Thordendal, Swedish musician, born in Umeå, Sweden
  • Jason Allyn Scott, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Iowa City, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Abranyi, composer, dies at 87
1970 Highlights

About February 11, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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