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Historical Events In 1969

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Feb 21   First launching of heavy N-1 rocket at Baikonur Kazachstan (explodes) in the year 1969.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1969 ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Washington Senators  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history nayif Hawatimah forms Democratic People's Front for Liberation of Palestine  

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   In the year 1969 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   On this day in history mariner 6, first spacecraft to fly by Mars, launched  

Feb 25   Beatles begin recording for the Abbey Road album on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1969.  

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

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

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

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   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   In the year 1969 the first test flight of the supersonic Concorde  

Mar 03   Apollo 9 launched into 151 Earth orbits (10 days) on this day in history.  

Mar 04   RCMP to replace remaining dog teams with snowmobiles, Sargent York and his faithful dog Yukon can now rest easy. in the year 1969.  

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

Mar 05   Gustav Heinemann elected President of West-Germany in the year 1969.  

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

Mar 05   In the year 1969 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   Rick Tabaracci, Toronto, NHL goalie (Calgary Flames) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1969 birth of stephen Davies, Aust field hockey forward/vice capt (Oly-sil-92, 96)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of karl-Heinz Grasser, Austrian politician  

Jan 02   Glen Johnson, Jamaican boxer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history barton Maclane, actor (Gen Peterson-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 68  

Jan 02   In the year 1969 georges Renevant, actor (Cornered), dies after long illness at 74  

Jan 03   Howard McNear, actor (Irma La Douce), dies after long illness at 63 in the year 1969.  

Jan 04   In the year 1969 montague Fawcett Phillips, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 05   Franz T Csokor, Austria author (Gottes General), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Albert Hill, British athlete (b. 1889) died in the year 1969.  

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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