On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • AL Cy Young Award winner Denny McLain suspended for bookmaking
  • USSR launches Sputnik 52 & Molniya 1-13 communications satellite

Famous Birthdays

  • Garland Hawkins, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • Ruwan Kalpage, cricket off-spinner (Sri Lankan)

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph Edward Flanders, (Sen-VT), dies at 89