Clockwise from top-left: a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Tonghai, China kills over 10,000 people; the Apollo 13 mission is aborted after an oxygen tank in the service module fails, resulting in the safe return of all passengers to Earth; the 1970 FIFA World Cup is held in Mexico and won by Brazil; the 1970 Ancash earthquake and subsequent avalanche kills about 70,000 in Peru and became the deadliest earthquake there; Japan launches its first satellite, Ohsumi, into outer space; terrorist groups hijack five airliners in Jordan, crashing all of them against each other; four student protesters protesting the Vietnam War are killed in Ohio by the police, resulting in outrage throughout the United States; a tropical cyclone kills 500,000 people in East Pakistan and India, becoming the deadliest tropical cyclone on record.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1970 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1970
MCMLXX
Ab urbe condita2723
Armenian calendar1419
ԹՎ ՌՆԺԹ
Assyrian calendar6720
Baháʼí calendar126–127
Balinese saka calendar1891–1892
Bengali calendar1377
Berber calendar2920
British Regnal year18 Eliz. 2 – 19 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2514
Burmese calendar1332
Byzantine calendar7478–7479
Chinese calendar己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4667 or 4460
    — to —
庚戌年 (Metal Dog)
4668 or 4461
Coptic calendar1686–1687
Discordian calendar3136
Ethiopian calendar1962–1963
Hebrew calendar5730–5731
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2026–2027
 - Shaka Samvat1891–1892
 - Kali Yuga5070–5071
Holocene calendar11970
Igbo calendar970–971
Iranian calendar1348–1349
Islamic calendar1389–1390
Japanese calendarShōwa 45
(昭和45年)
Javanese calendar1901–1902
Juche calendar59
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4303
Minguo calendarROC 59
民國59年
Nanakshahi calendar502
Thai solar calendar2513
Tibetan calendar阴土鸡年
(female Earth-Rooster)
2096 or 1715 or 943
    — to —
阳金狗年
(male Iron-Dog)
2097 or 1716 or 944
Unix time0 – 31535999

1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1970th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 970th year of the 2nd millennium, the 70th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1970s decade.

Events

January

Main article: January 1970

February

Main article: February 1970

February 11: Ohsumi (satellite) launched

March

Main article: March 1970

April

Main article: April 1970

May

Main article: May 1970

June

Main article: June 1970

July

Main article: July 1970

August

Main article: August 1970

September

Main article: September 1970

October

Main article: October 1970

November

Main article: November 1970

December

Main article: December 1970

Date unknown

World population

World population
1970 1965 1975
World 3,692,492,000 3,334,874,000 357,618,000 4,068,109,000 375,617,000
Africa 357,283,000 313,744,000 43,539,000 408,160,000 50,877,000
Asia 2,143,118,000 1,899,424,000 243,694,000 2,397,512,000 254,394,000
Europe 655,855,000 634,026,000 21,829,000 675,542,000 19,687,000
Latin America 284,856,000 250,452,000 34,404,000 321,906,000 37,050,000
North America 231,937,000 219,570,000 12,367,000 243,425,000 11,488,000
Oceania 19,443,000 17,657,000 1,786,000 21,564,000 2,121,000

Births

Births
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
Lara Fabian
Warwick Davis
Simon Pegg
Julie Bowen
Aleksandar Vučić
Rachel Weisz
Queen Latifah
Gianni Infantino
Elizabeth Mitchell
Vince Vaughn
Alenka Bratušek
Barry Pepper
Andrej Plenković
Q-Tip
Jason Lee
Melania Trump
Andre Agassi
Uma Thurman
Will Arnett
Tina Fey
Naomi Campbell
Gabby Giffords
Cafu
Will Forte
Paul Thomas Anderson
Sean Hayes
Chris O'Donnell
Nick Offerman
Audra McDonald
Beck
Justin Chambers
Nicola Sturgeon
Christopher Nolan
Alan Shearer
Anthony Anderson
Fred Durst
Cathy Weseluck
River Phoenix
Claudia Schiffer
Melissa McCarthy
Queen Rania of Jordan
Darren Gough
Hwang Jung-min
Taraji P. Henson
Tony Hale
Nicole Ari Parker
Matt Damon
Sadiq Khan
Javier Milei
Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Xie Jun
Ethan Hawke
Chris Jericho
Martha Plimpton
Sarah Silverman
Édouard Philippe
Mädchen Amick
Jennifer Connelly

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January–February

Max Born
Fritz Bayerlein
Bertrand Russell

March

Heinrich Brüning

April

Ed Begley
Inger Stevens

May

Nelly Sachs
Terry Sawchuk

June

Sukarno

July

Bjarni Benediktsson

August

Otto Heinrich Warburg

September

Jimi Hendrix
Gamal Abdel Nasser

October

Janis Joplin

November

Charles de Gaulle
Yukio Mishima

December

William Slim

Nobel Prizes

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