Historical Events In 1969
Thursday, 24 September 2020
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 On this day in history creams' final concert (Royal Albert Hall)
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 On this day in history 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 Boeing gives members of the press a historic first passenger flight from Seattle to New York City aboard the 747 jumbo jet on this day in history.
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 in the year 1969.
Dec 03 Ruth White, actress (Fugitive), dies of cancer at 55 on this day in history.
Dec 04 In the year 1969 alceo Toni, composer, dies at 85
Dec 04 Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, killed in Chicago in the year 1969.
Dec 06 On this day in history 300,000 attend the Altamont CA, rock concert feature Rolling Stones
Dec 07 Eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66 on this day in history.
Dec 08 Vincenzo Davico, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1969.
Dec 15 San Francisco Fire Department replaces leather helmets with plastic ones on this day in history.
Dec 16 "War is Over! If You Want It, Happy Christmas from John & Yoko" posters begin appearing in the year 1969.
Dec 17 On this day in history 50m TV viewers saw singer Tiny Tim marry Miss Vicky, on Tonight Show
Dec 17 Arturo da Costa e Silva, President of Brazil (1967-69), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Dec 17 In the year 1969 uSAF closes Project Blue Book, concluding no evidence of extraterrestrial spaceships behind thousands of UFO sightings
Dec 18 "Coco" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 333 performances on this day in history.
Dec 18 Britain abolishes death penalty in the year 1969.
Dec 19 On this day in history beatle's 7th Christmas album is released
Dec 21 On this day in history diana Ross final TV appearance as a Supreme (Ed Sullivan Show)
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 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 On this day in history montreal Quebec FLQ terrorists explode bomb in a post office truck.