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Historical Events In 1969

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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 in the year 1969.  

Nov 26   Creams' final concert (Royal Albert Hall) on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Roy Barcroft, actor (Eyes of Texas, Son of Zorro), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Beatles' "Come Together," single goes #1 on this day in history.  

Dec 01   US government holds its first draft lottery since WW II on this day in history.  

Dec 02   On this day in history "Buck White" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 7 performances  

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   On this day in history kliment J Voroshilov, president USSR (1953-60), dies  

Dec 03   In the year 1969 john Lennon is offered role of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar  

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   On this day in history black Panther leader Fred Hampton, killed in Chicago  

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 in the year 1969.  

Dec 10   Franco Capuana, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1969.  

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   On this day in history arlo Guthrie releases "Alice's Restaurant"  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 15   San Francisco Fire Department replaces leather helmets with plastic ones in the year 1969.  

Dec 16   "War is Over! If You Want It, Happy Christmas from John & Yoko" posters begin appearing on this day in history.  

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   USAF closes Project Blue Book, concluding no evidence of extraterrestrial spaceships behind thousands of UFO sightings on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1969.  

Dec 21   On this day in history diana Ross final TV appearance as a Supreme (Ed Sullivan Show)  

Dec 22   On this day in history anglican Church of Canada ordains first woman deacon.  

Dec 22   In the year 1969 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   On this day in history montreal Quebec FLQ terrorists explode bomb in a post office truck.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1969

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Christy Turlington, SF Calif, model (Calvin Klein Eternity) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Rick Tabaracci, Toronto, NHL goalie (Calgary Flames) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Robert Svehla, Martin Cze, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers, Slovakia) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of stephen Davies, Aust field hockey forward/vice capt (Oly-sil-92, 96)  

Jan 02   Karl-Heinz Grasser, Austrian politician was born in the year 1969.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of glen Johnson, Jamaican boxer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tommy Morrison, American boxer  

Jan 03   In the year 1969 birth of matt LaBounty, defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)  

Famous Deaths In 1969

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Barton Maclane, actor (Gen Peterson-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 68 in the year 1969.  

Jan 02   Georges Renevant, actor (Cornered), dies after long illness at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history howard McNear, actor (Irma La Douce), dies after long illness at 63  

Jan 04   Montague Fawcett Phillips, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1969.  

Jan 05   Franz T Csokor, Austria author (Gottes General), dies at 83 in the year 1969.  

Jan 08   In the year 1969 death of albert Hill, British athlete (b. 1889)  

Jan 09   Ladislav Vycpalek, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1969 death of john Brownlee, Australian tenor (b. 1900)  

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