On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1970

Historical Events

  • Jordan launches offensive against guerrilla army
  • WSWP TV channel 9 in Grandview, WV (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Fontenot, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • Ashley Ambrose, NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Mark Brunell, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970 Highlights

About September 17, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo