On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Dutch premiere of musical "Hair" in Amsterdam
  • US population is 293,200,000; African American population: 22,600,000 (11.1%)

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Stuart, Australian cricketer and ODI pace bowler (hat trick 1997), born in Newcastle, Australia
  • Glenn Cadrez, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Robert Fertitta, American opera singer
  • Royce Clayton, infielder (SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals), born in Burbank, California
  • Sanda Lado┼či, Romanian singer

Famous Deaths

  • Piotr Rytel, Polish composer, dies at 85