What Happened on June 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Frank Robinson hits 2 grand slams as Orioles beat Senators 12-2
  • Two young girls die in a premature explosion in Derry after their father, a member of the Irish Republican Army, was making an incendiary device, presumably for use against the British Army

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Chris O'Donnell, American actor (School Ties, Robin-Batman Forever), born in Winnetka, Illinois

  • Irv Gotti, American record producer
  • Matt Letscher, American actor
  • Nick Offerman, American actor (Parks and Recreation), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Nicole Richardson, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Paul Thomas Anderson, American filmmaker (Boogie Nights, Magnolia), born in Studio City California