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 January 1 Unix time epoch reached at 00:00:00 UTC. January 5 – The 7.1 Mw Tonghai earthquake shakes Tonghai County, Yunnan province, China, with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X…
National Portrait Gallery 150th anniversary, Great Britain new stamps 18 July 2006, from Norvic Philatelics
British Postage stamps commemorating the National Portrait Gallery's 150th anniversary with special postmarks and limited edition first day cover.