On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1970

Historical Events

  • "Applause" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 900 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

Miles Davis's influential double album "Bitches Brew" released

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • Soap opera "Somerset" premieres
  • Strouse, Adams, Comden & Green's musical "Applause" premieres in NYC
  • USSR wins its 8th straight world hockey championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Consuelos, Zaragosa Spain, actor (Mateo Santos-All My Children)
  • Secretariat, American thoroughbred race horse (Triple Crown 1973), born in Caroline County, Virginia (d. 1989)

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich BrĂ¼ning, German politician and Chancellor of Germany (1930-32), dies at 84
1970 Highlights

About March 30, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries