Historical Events In 1969
Friday, 18 September 2020
May 14 In the year 1969 abortion & contraception legalized in Canada
May 14 Enid Bennett, silent film actress (Skippy, Hairpins), dies at 75 in the year 1969.
May 14 On this day in history last Chevrolet Corsair built
May 15 On this day in history associate Justice Abe Fortas resigns from Supreme Court
May 16 Barbra Streisand appears at a Friars Club Tribute in the year 1969.
May 16 In the year 1969 johnny Jordan, cameraman (You Only Live Twice), dies at 44
May 16 In the year 1969 students occupies Magden House Amsterdam
May 16 In the year 1969 the Who's Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault
May 16 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
May 16 Venera 5 lands on Venus, returns data on atmosphere on this day in history.
May 17 In the year 1969 joseph Beran, Czech archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at 80
May 17 Russian probe Venera 6 landed on Venus in the year 1969.
May 18 In the year 1969 "Canterbury Tales" closes at Eugene O'Neill NYC after 122 performances
May 18 Apollo 10 (Stafford/Cernan/Young) launched toward lunar orbit on this day in history.
May 19 Coleman Hawkins, US jazz musician/composer, dies in the year 1969.
May 20 Fred Sherman, actor (Chain Lightning), dies after a stroke at 64 on this day in history.
May 20 US troop capture Hill 937/Hamburger Hill Vietnam in the year 1969.
May 21 On this day in history robert Kennedy's murderer Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death
May 21 In the year 1969 slovan Bratislava wins 9th Europe Cup II in Basel
May 22 On this day in history stafford & Cernan pilot Apollo 10 LEM 9.4 miles (15km) above lunar surface
May 23 In the year 1969 bBC orders 13 episodes of Monty Python's Flying Circus
May 23 On this day in history diane Aubrey, actress (Haunted Strangler), dies of heart attack at 79
May 23 On this day in history lauwerszee Dike in Holland closes
May 23 On this day in history the Who release the rock opera "Tommy"
May 24 In the year 1969 beatles' "Get Back" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks
May 24 Mitzi Green, actress (Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer), dies at 48 in the year 1969.
May 24 The birth of Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader in the year 1969.
May 25 On this day in history "Midnight Cowboy" released with an X rating
May 25 On this day in history sudanese government is overthrown in a military coup
May 26 In the year 1969 apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth
May 26 John & Yoko begin their 2nd bed-in (Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal) in the year 1969.
May 26 In the year 1969 kathryn Minner, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 77
May 26 In the year 1969 the Apollo 10 astronauts return to earth after their successful 8-day rehearsal for the first manned moon landing
May 27 Jeffrey Hunter, actor (Christopher Pike-Star Trek Cage), dies at 43 in the year 1969.