On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1970

Historical Events

  • Estimated 15 cm (6") of rainfall, Bug Point, Utah (state record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Hopkins, American NFL tackle (Houston Oilers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Liam Lynch, American musician (Sifl and Olly), born in Petersburg, Virginia
  • Lori Harrigan, American softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Anaheim, California
  • Michael Potts, American pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Langdale, Alabama
  • Mohammad Rafique, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Willie Clay, American NFL safety (Detroit Lions), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Producer Dick Wolf (23) weds Susan Scranton

Crime Drama TV Producer Dick Wolf
Crime Drama TV Producer
Dick Wolf

Famous Deaths

  • Jochen Rindt, Austrian auto racer (posthumous World F1 title 1970), dies of throat injuries in practice accident at 28
1970 Highlights

About September 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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