What Happened on May 10, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bobby Orr scores one of the most famous goals in hockey history, an overtime goal that gives the Boston Bruins its first Stanley Cup since 1941

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Stolz, Brisbane QLD, Australian golfer
  • 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