On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A ban on parades and public processions until January 1971 is announced by the Stormont government (North Ireland Parliament)
  • Qaboos bin Said al Said becomes Sultan of Oman after overthrowing his father, Sa'id ibn Taimur

Famous Birthdays

  • Charisma Carpenter, American actress (Angel), born in Las Vegas,Nevada
  • Sam Waters, singer (Color Me Badd-Want to Sex You Up), born in Camp Springs, Maryland
  • Thea Dorn, German writer of crime fiction, born in Offenbach am Main, Hesse, Germany