On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1970

Historical Events

  • "Minnie's Boys" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • 500th nuclear explosion announced by the US since 1945
  • Golden Gate Park Conservatory made city landmark
  • Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul & Mary) pleads guilty to "taking immoral liberties" with a 14 year old girl
  • The Police (Northern Ireland) Act becomes law; the act provides for the disarmament of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) and the establishment of an RUC reserve force

Famous Birthdays

  • Evan Richards, actor (Frankie-Mama Malone), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Martin McDonagh, Anglo-Irish playwright, screenwriter and film director (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), born in London, England
  • Paul Bosvelt, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles/FC Twente)

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Ascher, German Expressionist artist, dies at 76
1970 Highlights

About March 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries