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.