On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1970

Historical Events

  • MLB players union and management end labor dispute, raising minimum salary to $12,000

Famous Birthdays

  • "Seu" Jorge [da Silva], Brazilian musical artist, songwriter, singer, and actor (The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou), born in Belford Roxo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Gabrielle Giffords, American politician
  • Troy Vincent, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles)

Famous Deaths

  • Abraham Maslow, American psychologist (b. 1908)
1970 Highlights

About June 8, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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