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

1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Alistair Brown, English cricketer (Surrey & England ODI opening batsman 1996), born in Beckenham, United Kingdom
  • Fredrik Thordendal, Swedish heavy metal guitarist (Meshuggah), born in Umeå, Sweden
  • Jason Allyn Scott, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Iowa City, Iowa
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Abranyi, Hungarian composer, conductor, and opera director, dies at 87
  • H. M. Bateman, British cartoonist (The Man Who... series), dies at 82

About February 11, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin/Everybody Is A Star - Sly & The Family Stone
  • UK #1 Song: Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) - Edison Lighthouse