On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1970

Historical Events

  • 100 year Beehive anniversary ends in brawl in Amsterdam
  • Digital Equipment Corp introduces PDP-11 minicomputer
  • San Francisco city employees begin 4-day strike

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Arrington, American founder of blog TechCrunch, born in Orange, California
  • Tim Story, American film director and producer (The Story Company), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Rick Besoyan, American singer, actor, playwright, composer and director (Little Mary Sunshine), dies of internal hemorrhages at 45
1970 Highlights

About March 13, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces