On This Day

What Happened in October 1970 (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 27 Felix Bwalya, Zambian boxer, born in Chingola, Zambia
  • Oct 27 Adrian Erlandsson, Swedish drummer (Cradle of Filth), born in Malmö, Sweden
  • Oct 28 Bracey Walker, NFL safety (Cin Bengals, Miami Dolphins)
  • Oct 28 Rob Hitchcock, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Oct 29 Chris Thorpe, doubles luger (Olympics 1994), born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • Oct 29 Dan Ratushny, Nepean, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • Oct 29 Edwin van der Sar, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (Ajax)
  • Oct 29 Marquez Pope, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
  • Oct 29 Phillip Cocu, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse, PSV)
  • Oct 29 Toby Smith [Grafftey-Smith], British keyboardist and songwriter (Jamiroquai - "Virtual Insanity"), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Oct 30 Dino Philyaw, American NFL running back (NE Patriots), born in Dudley, North Carolina
  • Oct 30 James Pedro, American lightweight judoka (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Danvers, Massachusetts
  • Oct 30 Kevin Johnson, American NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles, Oakland Raiders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 30 Nia Long, American actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 30 Patrice Tardif, Canadian NHL center (LA Kings), born in Thetford Mines, Quebec
  • Oct 30 Suvat Karadag, Turkish soccer player (FC Utrecht), born in Mazgirt, Turkey
  • Oct 30 Wim Bubberman, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Oct 30 Maja Tatić, Serbian-Bosnian singer, born in Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Oct 30 Tory Belleci, American TV personality (Mythbuster), born in Monterey, California
  • Oct 30 Ekaterini Voggoli, Greek discus thrower, born in Larissa, Greece
  • Oct 30 Ben Bailey, American host of the TV game show Cash Cab, born in Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Oct 31 Steve Trachsel, American baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Oxnard, California
  • Oct 31 Nicholas "Nicky" Wu, Taiwanese singer, actor and martial arts expert (Xiao Hu Dui/Little Tiger Team), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Oct 31 Linn Berggren, Swedish pop singer (Ace of Base), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Oct 31 Rogers Stevens, American guitarist (Blind Melon), born in West Point, Mississippi
  • Oct 31 Mitch Harris, American guitarist (Napalm Death, among others), born in Queens, New York
  • Oct 31 Johnny Moeller, American blues guitarist, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Oct 31 Craig Kelly, English actor (Queer as Folk, Coronation Street), born in Lytham St Annes, England

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths