On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

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
  • Randall Evans, American 100m/200m runner, born in Franklin, Virginia
  • Raveena Tandon, Indian actress, born in Mumbai, India
  • Tom Vano, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Plainfield, New Jersey