Today in History for 3rd January 1970

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- "Jimmy" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 84 performances
- "Mame" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 1508 performances
- Marxist government takes over in Congo
- WHAG TV channel 25 in Hagerstown, MD (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 7 of 7

- Christian Duguay, American comic actor
- James Brown, NFL tackle (NY Jets)
- Mahaya Petrosian, Iranian actress
- Matt Ross, American actor
- Tony Farmer, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
- Trudi Jeffrey, Brisbane QLD, golfer (1990 Australian Jr Champion)
- Yogi Johl, Vancouver BC, 130 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympics-96)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Gladys Aylward, British missionary in China; portrayed by Ingrid Bergman in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (b. 1902)

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