Historical Events In 1969
Monday, 19 April 2021
Feb 21 First launching of heavy N-1 rocket at Baikonur Kazachstan (explodes) in the year 1969.
Feb 21 On this day in history jose de Capriles, Mexican-born US Olympic fencer, dies
Feb 21 Ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Washington Senators on this day in history.
Feb 23 Abd al-Aziz Abd al-Rahman al-Faisal al-Saud, King Saudia, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Feb 23 Nayif Hawatimah forms Democratic People's Front for Liberation of Palestine on this day in history.
Feb 23 Start of hovercraft service between Vancouver and Nanaimo; first scheduled hovercraft service in Canada didn't last too many logs in the water in the year 1969.
Feb 24 Kenneth Green, actor (Penrod), dies of heart attack at 61 in the year 1969.
Feb 24 Mariner 6 launched for Mars fly-by on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1969 mariner 6, first spacecraft to fly by Mars, launched
Feb 25 In the year 1969 beatles begin recording for the Abbey Road album
Feb 25 On this day in history jan Zajic, Czech student, self incinerates
Feb 25 Mariner 6 launched for fly-by of Mars on this day in history.
Feb 26 Karl Jaspers, German psychiatrist/philosopher, dies at 86 on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1969 general Hafez al-Assad becomes head of Syria via military coup
Feb 27 On this day in history john Boles, actor (Stella Dallas, Curly Top), dies at 73
Feb 27 In the year 1969 president Nixon visits West-Berlin
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 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 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 on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1969 new York Yankees' Mickey Mantle announces his retirement from baseball
Mar 02 In the year 1969 chinese-Russian borders fight (approximately 70 die)
Mar 02 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 14th Symphony on this day in history.
Mar 02 Phil Esposito becomes first NHL Player to score 100 points in a season on this day in history.
Mar 02 The first test flight of the supersonic Concorde in the year 1969.
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 In the year 1969 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 Joe Orton's "What the Butler Saw", premieres in London on this day in history.
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 in the year 1969.
Mar 07 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1969.