On This Day

June 1, 1970 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Com Bowie Kuhn reprimands Astro Jim Bouton for writing "Ball Four"
  • Soyuz 9 launched into Earth orbit for 18 days

Birthdays in History

  • Joshua Compston, English art impressario, born in London, England (d. 1996)

Deaths in History

  • Giuseppe Ungaretti, Italian poet (Hermeticism) and journalist, dies at 82