Significant Events of the Grooviest Decade in History

Published on August 26, 2021

The 70s saw the first calculator, the advancement of home appliances, the end of the Vietnam War, but the Cold War getting even colder, and massive worldwide inflation due to the Oil Crisis in the Middle East. Here are some other events that happened in the 70s. 

Rumble in the Jungle

In Kinshasa, Zaire, also known as the Democratic Republic of Congo, Muhammad Ali and George Forman fought for the heavyweight title in the famous Rumble in the Jungle match. Ali had a “rope-a-dope” strategy that involved Foreman hitting him till he was exhausted. Ali won by knockout in the eighth round.