On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
  • Randy Jordan, American NFL running back, coach (Oakland Raiders, Washington Redskins), born in Manson, North Carolina
  • Sarah Dessen, American author