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Historical Events In 1969

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Feb 21   On this day in history first launching of heavy N-1 rocket at Baikonur Kazachstan (explodes)  

Feb 21   In the year 1969 jose de Capriles, Mexican-born US Olympic fencer, dies  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history abd al-Aziz Abd al-Rahman al-Faisal al-Saud, King Saudia, dies at 67  

Feb 23   In the year 1969 nayif Hawatimah forms Democratic People's Front for Liberation of Palestine  

Feb 23   On this day in history 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   Kenneth Green, actor (Penrod), dies of heart attack at 61 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Mariner 6 launched for Mars fly-by on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history mariner 6 launched for fly-by of Mars  

Feb 26   In the year 1969 karl Jaspers, German psychiatrist/philosopher, dies at 86  

Feb 27   General Hafez al-Assad becomes head of Syria via military coup on this day in history.  

Feb 27   John Boles, actor (Stella Dallas, Curly Top), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   President Nixon visits West-Berlin in the year 1969.  

Feb 28   In the year 1969 ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs won by Towler & Ford of Great Britain  

Feb 28   Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Rodnina & Ulanov of USSR on this day in history.  

Feb 28   In the year 1969 ladies Figure Skating Champion in Colorado Springs won by Gabriele Seyfert GDR  

Feb 28   Men's Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by Tim Wood USA in the year 1969.  

Mar 01   After 88 weeks Sergeant Pepper drops off the charts in the year 1969.  

Mar 01   On this day in history new York Yankees' Mickey Mantle announces his retirement from baseball  

Mar 02   On this day in history chinese-Russian borders fight (approximately 70 die)  

Mar 02   On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 14th Symphony  

Mar 02   On this day in history phil Esposito becomes first NHL Player to score 100 points in a season  

Mar 02   The first test flight of the supersonic Concorde in the year 1969.  

Mar 03   Apollo 9 launched into 151 Earth orbits (10 days) in the year 1969.  

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   Gold reaches then record high ($47 per ounce) in Paris France on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Gustav Heinemann elected President of West-Germany on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Joe Orton's "What the Butler Saw", premieres in London on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   Lieutenant General Robert E Cushman, Jr, USMC, becomes deputy director of CIA in the year 1969.  

Mar 07   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

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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 in the year 1969.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of robert Svehla, Martin Cze, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers, Slovakia)  

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   Glen Johnson, Jamaican boxer was born in the year 1969.  

Jan 02   Tommy Morrison, American boxer was born in the year 1969.  

Jan 03   Matt LaBounty, defensive end (Seattle Seahawks) was born in the year 1969.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history georges Renevant, actor (Cornered), dies after long illness at 74  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1969 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 in the year 1969.  

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

Jan 10   John Brownlee, Australian tenor (b. 1900) died in the year 1969.  

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