On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1970

Historical Events

  • 63 arrested in riot to buy Rolling Stone tickets in Milan, Italy
  • Final game played at Philadelphia's Connie Mack Stadium, Phillies win over Montreal Expos, 2–1
  • Phillies beat Montreal Expos, 2-1 in final game played at Connie Mack Stadium, Philadelphia; fans swarm onto field and destroy it after the game

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexei Zhamnov, Russian NHL center (Winnipeg Jets; Olympic gold 1992), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Gam Wu-seong, South Korean actor
  • Gaston Taument, Dutch soccer winger (15 caps; Feyenoord), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Moses Kiptanui, Kenyan steeplechaser (World C'ship gold 1991, 93, 95; Olympic silver 1996), born in Marakwet District, Kenya
  • Ronnie Bradford, American NFL defensive back and coach (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos; La. Tech., USC), born in Minot, North Dakota

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Poser, German composer, dies at 52
  • Petar Konjović, Serbian composer, dies at 87
1970 Highlights

About October 1, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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