On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • American Airlines' 1st flight of a Boeing 747
  • Supreme Court ruled draft evaders can not be penalized after 5 years
  • White government of Rhodesia declares itself a republic

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Armstrong, British comedian, TV presenter and baritone singer (Armstrong and Miller, Pointless), born in Rothbury, Northumberland
  • Kevin Miniefield, NFL defensive back (Chicago Bears)
  • Steve Holman, miler, born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Quebec painter (b. 1888)