What Happened on October 3, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Coco" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 333 performances
  • First umpires strike in MLB history lasts one day during League Championship Series; AL and NL presidents recognise newly-formed MLB Umpires Association; negotiate labor contract
  • WAPT TV channel 16 in Jackson, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Justine Sowry, Australian field hockey goalie (Olympics 1996)
  • Manny Martinez, Dominican outfielder (Seattle Mariners), born in San Pedro de MacorĂ­s, Dominican Republic
  • Roger Bailey, American pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Chattahoochee, Florida
  • Tyji Armstrong, NFL tight end (Tampa Bay Bucs)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

75th Prime Minister of UK John Major (27) weds Norma Johnson (28) at St Matthew's Church, Brixton

British Prime Minister John Major
British Prime Minister
John Major