On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1970

Historical Events

  • "Purlie" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 689 performances
  • Argentine boxer Carlos Monzon upsets defending champion Nino Benvenuti of Italy in 12th round KO in Rome to win WBC, WBA middleweight titles
  • Race riots in Daytona Beach Florida

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Hastings, American NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Andy Houston, American NASCAR driver, born in Hickory, North Carolina
  • Kris[ten] Fillat, field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • Marc Rosset, Swiss tennis star (1992 French Doubles), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Morgan Spurlock, American director and documentary producer (Super Size Me), born in Parkersburg, West Virginia
  • Neil Hannon, Northern Irish musician (The Divine Comedy), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
1970 Highlights

About November 7, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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