On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Chicago 7 defendants found innocent of inciting to riot

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Richard Nixon launches the "Nixon doctrine"

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Raine Maida, Canadian musician (Our Lady Peace)
  • Susan Egan, American actress
  • Tyler Green, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)

Famous Deaths

  • Desideer Stracke, Flemish jesuit and literature historian, dies at 94