On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1970

Historical Events

  • 3rd ABA All-Star Game: West 128 beats East 98 at Indiana
  • Valeri Muratov skates world record 500m (38.99 sec)

Famous Birthdays

  • Matthew Lillard, American actor (Scream), born in Lansing, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Caresse Crosby, American poet (b. 1891)
  • James "Shep" Shepherd, rocker (Shep & Limelites), beaten to death
1970 Highlights

About January 24, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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