On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

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)