On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1970

Historical Events

  • Abdul Razak bin Hussain becomes premier of Malaysia
  • Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) Arthur Young announces his resignation
  • Gary Muhrcke wins 1st NY Marathon

Famous Birthdays

  • Ani DiFranco, American musician
  • Georgios Koltsidas, Greek footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Bourvil [AndrĂ© Robert Raimbourg], French actor and singer (Le Corniaud, La Grande Vadrouille), dies of Kahler's syndrome at 53
1970 Highlights

About September 23, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra