On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1970

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 Watters, American R&B singer and songwriter (Color Me Badd - "Wanna Sex You Up"), born in Camp Springs, Maryland
  • Thea Dorn, German writer of crime fiction, born in Offenbach am Main, Hesse, Germany
1970 Highlights

About July 23, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo