On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1970

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 Weddings


LoveWedding 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

1970 Highlights

About October 3, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra