On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1970

Historical Events

  • Soviet space probe Luna 16 lands on earth after 1st unmanned round trip to moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristin Talbot, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Schuylerville New York
  • Paul Spoljaric, Canadian pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Winfred Tubbs, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1998; New Orleans Saints, SF 49ers), born in Fairfield, Texas
1970 Highlights

About September 24, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra