On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1970

Historical Events

  • South Vietnamese Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky defends operations in Cambodia because communist forces could overrun South Vietnam "within 24 hours" if troops operating there were withdrawn
  • Two men are shot dead by the Irish Republican Army (IRA)

Famous Birthdays

  • Kōshi Rikudō, Japanese manga cartoon artist (Excel Saga), born in Dazaifu, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Martha Plimpton, American actress (Goonies, Mosquito Coast), born in NYC, New York
1970 Highlights

About November 16, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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