On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1970

Historical Events

  • Atlanta Braves' Hoyt Wilhelm pitches in his 1,000th game, loses to Cards 6-5

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stanley Cup Final, Boston Garden, Boston, MA: Bobby Orr scores famous OT winner as Boston beats St. Louis Blues, 4-3 for 4-0 series sweep; Bruins its first title since 1941

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Mack, American rapper (Flava In Ya Ear), born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • Dallas Roberts, American actor
  • Gabriela Montero, Venezuelan-American pianist, born in Caracas
  • Perry Blake, Irish singer/songwriter
  • Sally Phillips, English comedian and actress (Smack the Pony, Miranda), born in Hong Kong

Famous Deaths

  • Mari Blanchard, American actress and femme fatale (Kathy-Klondike), dies of cancer at 47
1970 Highlights

About May 10, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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