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Historical Events In 1969

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Feb 21   First launching of heavy N-1 rocket at Baikonur Kazachstan (explodes) on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Jose de Capriles, Mexican-born US Olympic fencer, dies in the year 1969.  

Feb 21   Ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Washington Senators in the year 1969.  

Feb 23   Abd al-Aziz Abd al-Rahman al-Faisal al-Saud, King Saudia, dies at 67 in the year 1969.  

Feb 23   Nayif Hawatimah forms Democratic People's Front for Liberation of Palestine on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1969 start of hovercraft service between Vancouver and Nanaimo; first scheduled hovercraft service in Canada didn't last too many logs in the water  

Feb 24   On this day in history kenneth Green, actor (Penrod), dies of heart attack at 61  

Feb 24   Mariner 6 launched for Mars fly-by in the year 1969.  

Feb 24   Mariner 6, first spacecraft to fly by Mars, launched in the year 1969.  

Feb 25   Beatles begin recording for the Abbey Road album in the year 1969.  

Feb 25   Jan Zajic, Czech student, self incinerates in the year 1969.  

Feb 25   In the year 1969 mariner 6 launched for fly-by of Mars  

Feb 26   On this day in history karl Jaspers, German psychiatrist/philosopher, dies at 86  

Feb 27   General Hafez al-Assad becomes head of Syria via military coup in the year 1969.  

Feb 27   On this day in history john Boles, actor (Stella Dallas, Curly Top), dies at 73  

Feb 27   On this day in history president Nixon visits West-Berlin  

Feb 28   Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs won by Towler & Ford of Great Britain on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Rodnina & Ulanov of USSR in the year 1969.  

Feb 28   On this day in history ladies Figure Skating Champion in Colorado Springs won by Gabriele Seyfert GDR  

Feb 28   On this day in history men's Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by Tim Wood USA  

Mar 01   In the year 1969 after 88 weeks Sergeant Pepper drops off the charts  

Mar 01   New York Yankees' Mickey Mantle announces his retirement from baseball on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Chinese-Russian borders fight (approximately 70 die) on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1969 dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 14th Symphony  

Mar 02   In the year 1969 phil Esposito becomes first NHL Player to score 100 points in a season  

Mar 02   The first test flight of the supersonic Concorde on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history apollo 9 launched into 151 Earth orbits (10 days)  

Mar 04   On this day in history rCMP to replace remaining dog teams with snowmobiles, Sargent York and his faithful dog Yukon can now rest easy..  

Mar 05   On this day in history gold reaches then record high ($47 per ounce) in Paris France  

Mar 05   In the year 1969 gustav Heinemann elected President of West-Germany  

Mar 05   In the year 1969 joe Orton's "What the Butler Saw", premieres in London  

Mar 05   The premiere issue of the rock magazine, Creem, is published on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Lieutenant General Robert E Cushman, Jr, USMC, becomes deputy director of CIA on this day in history.  

Mar 07   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1969.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1969

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1969 birth of christy Turlington, SF Calif, model (Calvin Klein Eternity)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of rick Tabaracci, Toronto, NHL goalie (Calgary Flames)  

Jan 02   In the year 1969 birth of robert Svehla, Martin Cze, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers, Slovakia)  

Jan 02   Stephen Davies, Aust field hockey forward/vice capt (Oly-sil-92, 96) was born in the year 1969.  

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   In the year 1969 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   Howard McNear, actor (Irma La Douce), dies after long illness at 63 in the year 1969.  

Jan 04   On this day in history montague Fawcett Phillips, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 05   In the year 1969 franz T Csokor, Austria author (Gottes General), dies at 83  

Jan 08   Albert Hill, British athlete (b. 1889) died on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Ladislav Vycpalek, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1969.  

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

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