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
  • 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, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Gam Wu-seong, South Korean actor
  • Gaston Taument, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Moses Kiptanui, Kenya, steeplechase (Olympic silver 1996)
  • 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)