On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1970

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), 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? 50 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius