Historical Events In 1969
Thursday, 19 May 2022
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 In the year 1969 john Lennon returns his MBE
Nov 26 Creams' final concert (Royal Albert Hall) on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 1969 roy Barcroft, actor (Eyes of Texas, Son of Zorro), dies at 67
Nov 29 In the year 1969 beatles' "Come Together," single goes #1
Dec 01 On this day in history uS government holds its first draft lottery since WW II
Dec 02 "Buck White" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 7 performances on this day in history.
Dec 02 In the year 1969 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 John Lennon is offered role of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar in the year 1969.
Dec 03 On this day in history ruth White, actress (Fugitive), dies of cancer at 55
Dec 04 Alceo Toni, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Dec 04 Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, killed in Chicago on this day in history.
Dec 06 300,000 attend the Altamont CA, rock concert feature Rolling Stones in the year 1969.
Dec 07 On this day in history eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66
Dec 08 On this day in history vincenzo Davico, composer, dies at 80
Dec 10 In the year 1969 franco Capuana, composer, dies at 75
Dec 11 In the year 1969 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
Dec 13 Arlo Guthrie releases "Alice's Restaurant" on this day in history.
Dec 13 Raymond A Spruance, US admiral (battle of Midway), dies at 83 in the year 1969.
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 in the year 1969.
Dec 16 On this day in history "War is Over! If You Want It, Happy Christmas from John & Yoko" posters begin appearing
Dec 17 50m TV viewers saw singer Tiny Tim marry Miss Vicky, on Tonight Show on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 19 On this day in history beatle's 7th Christmas album is released
Dec 21 Diana Ross final TV appearance as a Supreme (Ed Sullivan Show) in the year 1969.
Dec 22 Anglican Church of Canada ordains first woman deacon in the year 1969.
Dec 22 Donald Foster, actor (Herbert Johnson-Hazel), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Dec 22 In the year 1969 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 Montreal Quebec FLQ terrorists explode bomb in a post office truck in the year 1969.