On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1970

Historical Events

  • Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Doc Ellis no-hits the Padres, 2-0 at San Diego Stadium

Music concertMusic Concert

Rocker and blues singer Janis Joplin debuts in Kentucky

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin

Famous Birthdays

  • Damon Buford, American baseball outfielder (Texas Rangers), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Gordon Michael Woolvett, Canadian actor (Andromeda), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Lee Mayberry, American NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood (22) weds Jenny Boyd (23)

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Mick Fleetwood

1970 Highlights

About June 12, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini