On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1970

Historical Events

  • Austrian driver Jochen Rindt wins F1 World Drivers Championship by 5 points from Jacky Ickx after Mexican GP; only season World Championship awarded posthumously, after Rindt's death in Italian GP practice at Monza

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Goldberg, American actor (The Hebrew Hammer), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Adam Pascal, American actor (Rent), born in Bronx, New York
  • Ed Robertson, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • J.A. Adande, American sports columnist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Kelvin Ingram, American NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Peter Aerts, Dutch kickboxer and martial artist, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
1970 Highlights

About October 25, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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