On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1970

Historical Events

  • Royal Ulster Constabulary officers patrol the Falls Road area of Belfast for the first time since 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Charron, Canadian NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Verdun, Quebec
  • Gene Snitsky, American professional wrestler, born in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania
  • Steve Cooke, American baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Lihue, Hawaii
  • Tyrone Hughes, American NFL cornerback (New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • John J "Johnny" Murphy, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 61
  • William Feller, Croatian mathematician (b. 1906)
1970 Highlights

About January 14, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Makar Sankranti / Pongal (India)

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