On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1970

Historical Events

  • Khmer Republic (Cambodia) declares independence

Famous Birthdays

  • Annika Sörenstam, Swedish golfer (10 LPGA major titles; 8-time LPGA Tour Player of the Year), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Kenny Anderson, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Portland Trailblazers), born in Queens, New York
  • Park Sang-min, South Korean actor (General's Son), born in Changwon, South Korea
  • Savannah [Shannon Michelle Wilsey], American pornographic film actress, born in Laguna Beach, California (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Giono, French writer (Le Hussard sur le toit), dies at 75
1970 Highlights

About October 9, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra