On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1970

Historical Events

  • Chicago 7 defendants found innocent of inciting to riot

Historic Event

US President Richard Nixon launches the "Nixon doctrine"

Famous Birthdays

  • Raine Maida, Canadian musician (Our Lady Peace), born in Toronto, Canada
  • Susan Egan, American actress, born in Seal Beach, California
  • Tyler Green, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Springfield, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Desideer Stracke, Flemish jesuit and literature historian, dies at 94
1970 Highlights

About February 18, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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