What Happened on September 6, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Igor Korolev, NHLer (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