On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1970

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Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Cincinnati Reds Johnny Bench hits 3 consecutive HRs off Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench
Baseball Pitcher Steve Carlton
Baseball Pitcher
Steve Carlton

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenny Wilhite, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Phil Alley, Australian cricketer (NSW left-arm pace bowler), born in Orange, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Claud Allister, British actor (Kiss Me Kate, Quartet, Bulldog Drummond), dies at 81
  • Robert Taschereau, French Canadian lawyer and Chief Justice of Canada (b. 1896)
1970 Highlights

About July 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo