On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1970

Historical Events

  • Lubomír Strougal succeeds Cernik as premier of Czechoslovakia

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Minter, NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Donald Tardy, American death metal drummer (Obituary, Cause of Death)
  • James Atkins, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Mike Chalenski, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Mr. Prospector, American thoroughbred racehorse and breeding stallion (most influential sire of his generation), born in Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy Andrews (Aust) 16 Tests 1921-26, cricketer (592 runs), dies
1970 Highlights

About January 28, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius