What Happened on January 18, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Hasse Borjes skates world record 500m in 38.9 sec
  • NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 16-13

Famous Birthdays

  • DJ Quik [David Marvin Blake], American rapper [Quik Is the Name], born in Compton, California
  • Leo Araguz, NLF/WLAF punter (Oakland Raiders, Rhein Fire)
  • Peter van Petegem, Belgian cyclist

Famous Deaths

  • David O. McKay, 9th President of Mormon church, dies at 96