On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Van Pelt, American NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills) and QB coach ; GB Packers, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Damon Diletti, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympic silver 1992; Champions Trophy gold 1999), born in Perth, West Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Yi Un, last Crown Prince of Korea, dies at 72
1970 Highlights

About May 1, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (India)

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