On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1970

Historical Events

  • Guyana becomes a republic (National Day)
  • Holy Eucharist given by women for 1st time in Roman Catholic service

Famous Birthdays

  • Niecy Nash [Carol Denise Ensley], American actress and comedian, born in Compton, California

Famous Deaths

  • Hirsch Jacobs, American thoroughbred horse trainer and owner (b. 1904)
1970 Highlights

About February 23, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
  • UK #1 Song: Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) - Edison Lighthouse