On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1970

Historical Events

  • Preview Center opens at Walt Disney World, Florida - first building to open

Famous Birthdays

  • Cameron MacKenzie, Australian 100m/200m/400m (Olympics 1996)
  • Deon Figures, American NFL cornerback/PR (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Bellflower, California
  • Marcus Bagwell, American professional wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Pavel Belyayev, Soviet fighter pilot and cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44
1970 Highlights

About January 10, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn