What Happened on September 13, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st NYC Marathon won by Gary Muhrcke in 2:31:38
  • IBM announces System 370 computer
  • Palestine guerillas conquer Irbid Jordania

Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Ken Rosewall wins 2nd US title; beats fellow Australian Tony Roche 2-6, 6-4, 7-6, 6-3

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche

Famous Birthdays

  • Louise Lombard, British actress (The House of Eliott), born in Redbridge, London, England
  • Marc Latupeirissa, Dutch soccer player (Willem II)
  • Martín Herrera, Argentine footballer, born in Río Cuarto, Argentina
  • Yuki Matsuoka, Japanese voice actress, born in Hirano-ku, Osaka, Japan