Historical Events For 1969
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Nov 24 In the year 1969 u.S. Army officials announce 1st Lt. William Calley will be court-martialed for the premeditated murder of 109 Vietnamese civilians at My Lai.
Nov 25 John Lennon returns his MBE on this day in history.
Nov 26 Creams' final concert (Royal Albert Hall) in the year 1969.
Nov 28 In the year 1969 roy Barcroft, actor (Eyes of Texas, Son of Zorro), dies at 67
Nov 29 Beatles' "Come Together," single goes #1 on this day in history.
Dec 01 In the year 1969 uS government holds its first draft lottery since WW II
Dec 02 In the year 1969 "Buck White" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 7 performances
Dec 02 On this day in history boeing gives members of the press a historic first passenger flight from Seattle to New York City aboard the 747 jumbo jet.
Dec 02 Kliment J Voroshilov, president USSR (1953-60), dies in the year 1969.
Dec 03 On this day in history john Lennon is offered role of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar
Dec 03 In the year 1969 ruth White, actress (Fugitive), dies of cancer at 55
Dec 04 Alceo Toni, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1969.
Dec 04 In the year 1969 black Panther leader Fred Hampton, killed in Chicago
Dec 06 300,000 attend the Altamont CA, rock concert feature Rolling Stones on this day in history.
Dec 07 Eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66 in the year 1969.
Dec 08 In the year 1969 vincenzo Davico, composer, dies at 80
Dec 10 In the year 1969 franco Capuana, composer, dies at 75
Dec 11 The secretary of the Moscow writer's union declares that nudity as displayed in the popular play "Oh! Calcutta!" is a sign of decadence in Western culture on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1969 arlo Guthrie releases "Alice's Restaurant"
Dec 13 Raymond A Spruance, US admiral (battle of Midway), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Dec 14 "La Strada" opens/closes at Lunt Fontanne NYC for 1 performance on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history san Francisco Fire Department replaces leather helmets with plastic ones
Dec 16 "War is Over! If You Want It, Happy Christmas from John & Yoko" posters begin appearing in the year 1969.
Dec 17 In the year 1969 50m TV viewers saw singer Tiny Tim marry Miss Vicky, on Tonight Show
Dec 17 In the year 1969 arturo da Costa e Silva, President of Brazil (1967-69), dies at 67
Dec 17 In the year 1969 uSAF closes Project Blue Book, concluding no evidence of extraterrestrial spaceships behind thousands of UFO sightings
Dec 18 In the year 1969 "Coco" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 333 performances
Dec 18 Britain abolishes death penalty on this day in history.
Dec 19 In the year 1969 beatle's 7th Christmas album is released
Dec 21 Diana Ross final TV appearance as a Supreme (Ed Sullivan Show) on this day in history.
Dec 22 In the year 1969 anglican Church of Canada ordains first woman deacon.
Dec 22 Donald Foster, actor (Herbert Johnson-Hazel), dies at 80 in the year 1969.
Dec 22 On this day in history john Lennon and Yoko Ono spend an hour with Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and meet the Minister of Health, John Munro to discuss drug abuse.
Dec 22 On this day in history montreal Quebec FLQ terrorists explode bomb in a post office truck.