Historical Events For 1969
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Nov 24 U.S. Army officials announce 1st Lt. William Calley will be court-martialed for the premeditated murder of 109 Vietnamese civilians at My Lai in the year 1969.
Nov 25 John Lennon returns his MBE on this day in history.
Nov 26 Creams' final concert (Royal Albert Hall) on this day in history.
Nov 28 On this day in history roy Barcroft, actor (Eyes of Texas, Son of Zorro), dies at 67
Nov 29 On this day in history beatles' "Come Together," single goes #1
Dec 01 US government holds its first draft lottery since WW II in the year 1969.
Dec 02 On this day in history "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 on this day in history.
Dec 03 John Lennon is offered role of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar on this day in history.
Dec 03 Ruth White, actress (Fugitive), dies of cancer at 55 in the year 1969.
Dec 04 Alceo Toni, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1969.
Dec 04 Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, killed in Chicago on this day in history.
Dec 06 On this day in history 300,000 attend the Altamont CA, rock concert feature Rolling Stones
Dec 07 On this day in history eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66
Dec 08 In the year 1969 vincenzo Davico, composer, dies at 80
Dec 10 Franco Capuana, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1969.
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 Arlo Guthrie releases "Alice's Restaurant" on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history raymond A Spruance, US admiral (battle of Midway), dies at 83
Dec 14 "La Strada" opens/closes at Lunt Fontanne NYC for 1 performance in the year 1969.
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 50m TV viewers saw singer Tiny Tim marry Miss Vicky, on Tonight Show in the year 1969.
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 Beatle's 7th Christmas album is released on this day in history.
Dec 21 Diana Ross final TV appearance as a Supreme (Ed Sullivan Show) in the year 1969.
Dec 22 On this day in history anglican Church of Canada ordains first woman deacon.
Dec 22 On this day in history donald Foster, actor (Herbert Johnson-Hazel), dies at 80
Dec 22 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 in the year 1969.
Dec 22 In the year 1969 montreal Quebec FLQ terrorists explode bomb in a post office truck.