What Happened on September 3, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • After NL record 1,117 consecutive games, Billy Williams asks to sit out
  • Bill Halley & Comets reject $30,000 for 15 date tour of Australia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indonesian president Suharto visits Netherlands

2nd President of Indonesia Suharto
2nd President of Indonesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Gareth Southgate, English footballer
  • George Lynch, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Jeremy Glick, American United Airlines Flight 93 passenger (d. 2001)
  • Uzooma Okeke, CFL guard (Montreal Alouettes)

Famous Deaths

  • Al Wilson, "Blind Owl", guitarist/vocalist (Canned Heat), dies at 27
  • Jochen Rindt, German race car driver, dies at 28

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Vince Lombardi, football coach (Packers), dies in Washington, D.C. at 57