On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1970

Historical Events

  • Expo '70 opens in Osaka, Japan
  • Gary Geld & Peter Udell's "Purlie" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 689 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Dalman, NFL guard/center (SF 49ers)
  • Diego Nargiso, tennis pro, born in Naples, Italy
  • Eric Castle, NFL free safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • Paul Kruse, Merritt, NHL left wing (Calgary Flames)

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Martin Bauer, writer, dies at 68
  • Tarjei Vesaas, Nowegian poet and author (Isslottet), dies at 72
1970 Highlights

About March 15, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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