On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1970

Historical Events

  • A groups of Protestant youths attack the Catholic Unity Flats as rioting continues in the Protestant Shankill Road area
  • The Laguna Fire starts in San Diego County, California, burning 175,425 acres (710 kmĀ²).

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Laus, Canadian NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Beamsville, Canada
  • Rachel Jacobs, American actress (It's Not Easy), born in Ririe, Idaho
  • Sheri Moon Zombie, American actress, born in San Jose, California
  • Trevor Ruffin, American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Buffalo, New York
1970 Highlights

About September 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra