Today in History for 4th September 1970

Day of Week: Friday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 5

- -5) 29.0 cm rainfall at Workman Creek, Arizona (state record)
- An Irish Republican Army (IRA) member, Michael Kane (35), is killed in the premature explosion of the bomb he was planting at an electricity transformer in Belfast
- George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single
- Russian ballerina Natalia Makarova gets political asylum
- Salvador Allende wins presidential election in Chile

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 7 of 7

- Cari Read, Edmonton Alberta, synchro swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)
- Dave Buchwald, American hacker and film maker
- Igor Cavalera, Brazilian pop drummer (Sepultura)
- Ione Skye, [Leitch], Hertfordshire England, actress (Say Anything)
- Janae Lautenschlager, Canoga Park California, diver (Olympics-96)
- Jennifer Nakken, Cedar City Utah, Miss Utah-America (1991)
- Luis Lopez, infielder (San Diego Padres)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- James M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39

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