September 21, 1970 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • New York Times starts first modern op-ed page
  • Soviet space probe Luna 16 leaves the Moon

Birthdays in History


Person of interestSamantha Power

Samantha Power, Irish American author and diplomat (US Ambassador to the UN), born in Dublin, Ireland

Journalist and Diplomat Samantha Power
Journalist and Diplomat
Samantha Power

Deaths in History

  • Gijsbert Friedhoff, Dutch architect (Wibautstrat tax office, Amsterdam), dies at 78