What Happened on September 18, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Aisha Tyler, American actress and comedian
  • Dan Eldon, British photojournalist (d. 1993)
  • Everett Lindsay, NFL guard/center (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Gary Rogers, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Michela Rocco, Udine Italy, Miss Italy (1987)
  • Mike Compton, NFL center/guard (Detroit Lions)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix, American rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies from asphyxiation at 27

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix