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 footballer, born in Whyalla, Australia
  • Dorsey Levens, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Roman Turek, Czech hockey goalie (Team Czech Rep, Olympics 1998). born in Strakonice, Czechoslavkia
  • Scott "Munnster" Munn, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Larkspur, California

Famous Deaths

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

About May 21, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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