On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1970

Historical Events

  • 102nd Belmont: John Rotz aboard High Echelon wins in 2:34
  • French Open Women's Tennis: Margaret Court beats Helga Niessen Niessen of Germany 6-2, 6-4 for 2nd leg of her successful Grand Slam

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Ferrer, Spanish soccer defender, coach (Spain 36 caps, FC Barcelona, Chelsea), born in Barcelona, Catalonia
  • James Shaffer, American rock guitarist (Korn - "Here To Stay"), born in Rosedale, California
  • Sarah Dessen, American author
1970 Highlights

About June 6, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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