On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1970

Historical Events

  • The Goodies make their television debut on the BBC
  • The Irish School of Ecumenics is founded by Michael Hurley
  • Trial of Seattle 8 anti-war protesters begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Guerin, American NHL right wing (NJ Devils, Oilers), born in Wilbraham, Massachusetts
  • Chad Ogea, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Chantal Brunner, long jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Domino [Damian Siguenza], American Hip Hop Producer, born in San Francisco, California
  • Melanie Roche, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Bankstown, New South Wales
  • Scarface [Brad Terrence Jordan], American rapper (Geto Boys), born in Houston, Texas
  • Susan Tedeschi, American musician, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

Person of interestCharles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle, French army general, and politician (President of France, 1958-69), dies at 79

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • William L Dawson, (Rep-D-Ill), dies at 84
1970 Highlights

About November 9, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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