The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2026. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1970
- February 6, 1970 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Dog in Chinese astrology.
- March 10, 1970 – Vietnam War: Captain Ernest Medina is charged by the U.S. military with My Lai war crimes.
- March 26, 1970 – South Vietnamese President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu implements a land reform program to solve the problem of land tenancy
- April 10, 1970 – Paul McCartney announces that he is leaving The Beatles for personal and professional reasons.
- April 12, 1970 – Soviet submarine K-8, carrying four nuclear torpedoes, sinks in the Bay of Biscay four days after a fire on board.
- April 13, 1970 – An oxygen tank aboard Apollo 13 explodes, putting the crew in great danger and causing major damage to the spacecraft while en route to the Moon.
- September 6, 1970 – Two passenger jets bound from Europe to New York are simultaneously hijacked by Palestinian terrorist members of the PFLP and taken to Dawson’s Field in Jordan.
- September 26, 1970 – The Laguna Fire starts in San Diego County, California, burning 175,425 acre.
- November 14, 1970 – Southern Airways Flight 932 crashes in the mountains near Huntington, West Virginia, killing 75, including members of the Marshall University football team.
- December 15, 1970 – Soviet spacecraft Venera 7 successfully land on Venus. It is the first successful soft landing on another planet
Who Were Born On 1970?
- January 3, 1970 – Mahaya Petrosian, Iranian actress
- March 31, 1970 – Patrick Lachman, American singer and guitarist (Damageplan and Halford)
- April 16, 1970 – Dero Goi, German singer-songwriter and drummer (Oomph!)
- April 19, 1970 – Kelly Holmes, English runner
- April 20, 1970 – Francis Campbell, Irish academic and diplomat, British Ambassador to the Holy See
- May 25, 1970 – Sandra Dopfer, Austrian tennis player
- October 18, 1970 – Mike Starink, Dutch television host and actor
- October 30, 1970 – Ben Bailey, American comedian, actor, and game show host
- November 4, 1970 – Lauri Aus, Estonian cyclist (d. 2003)
- December 20, 1970 – Alister McRae, Scottish race car driver