On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1970

Historical Events

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

27th Golden Globes: Anne of the Thousand Days, John Wayne, & Genevieve Bujold

Actor John Wayne
John Wayne

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pete Maravich becomes 1st to score 3,000 college basketball points

NBA Guard Pete Maravich
NBA Guard
Pete Maravich

Famous Birthdays

  • C. Ernst Harth, Canadian actor
  • Erik ten Hag, soccer player (FC Twente, RKC, FC Utrecht)
  • Nikolaos Michopoulos, Greek footballer
  • Roar Strand, Norwegian footballer

Famous Deaths

Person of interestBertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell, English mathematician and philosopher (Nobel 1950), dies at 97

Philosopher Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell
  • Dave Franklin, American composer (The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down), dies at 74
  • Jaroslav Vogel, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 76
  • Lawrence Gray, American actor, dies at 71
1970 Highlights

About February 2, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius