What Happened on October 1, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 63 arrested in riot to buy Rolling Stone tickets in Milano, Italy
  • Last game at Philadelphia's Connie Mack Stadium, Phils-2 Expos-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexei Zhamnov, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets, Oly-S-98), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Alexei Zhitnik, NHL defenseman (Team Russia Oly-Silver-1998, Buffalo)
  • Gam Wu-seong, South Korean actor
  • Gaston Taument, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Moses Kiptanui, Kenya, steeplechase (Olympics-silver-96)
  • Ronnie Bradford, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos)
  • Simon Davey, Barnsley football manager

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Poser, German composer, dies at 52
  • Petar Konjovic, composer, dies at 87
  • Raoul Riganti, Argentine racing driver (b. 1893)