On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1970

Historical Events

  • International Lawn Tennis Association institutes 9 point tie break rule
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Blaine Bishop, NFL safety (Houston Oilers)
  • Philip Sykes, field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Stephanie Adams, American Playboy playmate (Nov, 1992) who killed herself and her child, born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Peter de Noronha, Indian businessman and philanthropist, dies at 73
1970 Highlights

About July 24, 1970

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

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