Hans Remembers- Saturday October 3, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- The first umpire strike in Major League Baseball history- lasted only one day- during the American and National League playoffs. It ended with MLB recognizing the MLB Umpires Association and reaching a labor agreement.
- The United States Weather Bureau was renamed the National Weather Service.
- The future 75th Prime Minister of Great Britain – John Major then 27 weds Norma Johnson.
- In Lebanon the government of Prime Minister Rashid Karami resigned following the August 17th election of Suleiman Franjieh as the nations new president.