On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1970

Historical Events

  • Peter O'Malley becomes CEO of LA Dodgers
  • US casts their 1st UN Security Council veto (Support England)

Famous Birthdays

  • Shannan Mitchem, female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Decatur, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Fernand Crommelynck, Belgian playwright (Chaud et Frois), dies at 83
1970 Highlights

About March 17, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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