On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1970

Historical Events

  • Graeme Pollock completes 274 v Australia at Durban
  • NBA expands to 18 teams with Buffalo, Cleveland, Houston & Portland

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Rouse, American 50m/100m backstroke swimmer (Olymp-gold/silver-92, 96), born in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Mark Hutton, Australian baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Per Frandsen, Danish footballer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • Roscoe Karns, American actor (Capt Shafer-Hennesey), dies at 78
1970 Highlights

About February 6, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius