On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1970

Historical Events

  • Building begins of Amsterdam metro
  • The annual 'Twelfth' parades passes off without serious incident in Northern Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Steven J Brown, American rock guitarist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good), born in Hackensack, New Jersey

Famous Deaths


Person of interestLeslie Groves

Leslie Groves, American army engineer who directed the Manhattan Project and construction of the Pentagon, dies of a heart attack at 73

US Army Engineer and WWII General Leslie Groves
US Army Engineer and WWII General
Leslie Groves

1970 Highlights

About July 13, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer