On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1970

Historical Events

  • A Nikolayev & V Sevastyanov return after 18 days in Soyuz 9

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Conservatives led by Edward Heath win British parliamentary election

British Prime Minister Edward Heath
British Prime Minister
Edward Heath
  • Jim Bouton's controversial "Ball Four" is published
  • The Patent Cooperation Treaty is signed

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonis Remos, Greek singer
  • Brian Welch, American guitarist
  • Chris Gray, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears)
  • Claire Mitchell-Taverner, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Leonard Humphries, CFL cornerback (BC Lions)
  • Quincy Dushawn Watts, 400m runner, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Rahul Gandhi, Indian politician
  • Scott Brumfield, guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
1970 Highlights

About June 19, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini