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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1969

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of christy Turlington, SF Calif, model (Calvin Klein Eternity)  

Jan 02   Rick Tabaracci, Toronto, NHL goalie (Calgary Flames) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Robert Svehla, Martin Cze, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers, Slovakia) was born in the year 1969.  

Jan 02   Stephen Davies, Aust field hockey forward/vice capt (Oly-sil-92, 96) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Karl-Heinz Grasser, Austrian politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1969 birth of glen Johnson, Jamaican boxer  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of matt LaBounty, defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)  

Famous Deaths In 1969

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1969 barton Maclane, actor (Gen Peterson-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 68  

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

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1969 death of albert Hill, British athlete (b. 1889)  

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

Jan 10   John Brownlee, Australian tenor (b. 1900) died on this day in history.  

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