On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1970

Historical Events

  • Palestinians seize 3 airliners
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Igor Korolev, Russian ice hockey player (Team Russia, Winnipeg), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Paul Miller (DJ Spooky), American electronic and experimental hip hop musician, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Shane Heal, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Torrance Small, American NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints), born in Tampa, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Gerard Smithson, cricketer (Eng batsman against W Indies 1948), dies
1970 Highlights

About September 6, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 51 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

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