On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1970

Historical Events

  • Cops kill 2 students in racial disturbance (Jackson State U, Miss)
  • Harry A Blackmun appointed to US Supreme Court
  • NYC local newspaper "Our Town" begins publishing
  • Red Army Faction leader Andreas Baader freed after serving 2 years in West Berlin
  • The Red Army Faction is established in Germany.

Famous Birthdays

  • Natasha Ryan, actress (Amy-Ladies' Man), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Billie Burke, American actress (The Wizard of Oz), dies at 85
1970 Highlights

About May 14, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus