On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1970

Historical Events

  • "Doonesbury" comic strip debuts in 28 newspapers
  • Tanzania begins building railway Lusaka-Drone ash Salaam

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Emanuel, American NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Dian Bachar, American actor, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jessie Armstead, American NFL linebacker (NY Giants), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Raveena Tandon, Indian actress, born in Mumbai, India
  • Tom Vano, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
1970 Highlights

About October 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand), October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

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