On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • Aisha Tyler, American actress and talk show host (The Talk), born in San Francisco, California
  • Dan Eldon, British-Kenyan photojournalist, born in Hampstead, London (d. 1993)
  • Everett Lindsay, American NFL guard and center (Minnesota Vikings), born in Burlington, Iowa
  • Michela Rocco, Italian actress and Miss Italy (1987), born in Udine, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
  • Mike Compton, American NFL center and guard (Detroit Lions), born in Richlands, Virginia

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

1970 Highlights

About September 18, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo