On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1970

Historical Events

  • National Guard mobilizes to quell disturbances at Ohio State University
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Veart, Australian former footballer
  • Dorsey Levens, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Roman Turek, Strakonice CZE, hockey goalie (Team Czech Rep, Olympics 1998)
  • Scott "Munnster" Munn, Larkspur California, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Veronica Sanchez, Michoan Mexico, WPVA volleyballer (Hermosa-17-1994)

Famous Deaths

  • E. L. Grant Watson, Australian biologist (b. 1885)
  • Vinton Hayworth, actor (Gen Schaeffer-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 63
1970 Highlights

About May 21, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini