On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1970

Historical Events

  • 1st commercial Boeing 747 flight, Pan American World Airways flies from New York City to London in 6½ hours
  • Test debut of Barry Richards, South Africa v Australia, Cape Town

Famous Birthdays

  • Abraham Olano, Spanish cyclist, born in Anoeta, Spain
  • Alex Ross, American comic book painter (Marvels, Kingdom Come), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Brian Gaskill, American actor (David Michaels-Models Inc, Bob-All My Children), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
1970 Highlights

About January 22, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius