On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1970

Historical Events

  • American Norman Borlaug awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Zond 8 Launch (Moon Orbit & Return)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chavo Guerrero, Jr., American professional wrestler
  • Greg Primus, NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears)
  • Michelle Malkin, American political commentator and author
  • Sander Boschke, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Shane George, cricketer (S Australian fast bowler, Shield debut at 17)

Famous Deaths

  • Patrick Wymark [Cheeseman], British actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia), dies of a heart attack at 44
1970 Highlights

About October 20, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra