Historical Events In 1969
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Jun 19 State troopers ordered to Cairo Ill, to quell racial disturbances on this day in history.
Jun 20 150,000 attend Newport '69, Jimi Hendrix gets $120,000 to appear on this day in history.
Jun 21 In the year 1969 maureen "Little Mo" Connolly, 1st woman grand slam (1953), dies at 34
Jun 21 Zager &Evans release "In the Year 2525" on this day in history.
Jun 22 Aretha Franklin arrested in Detroit for creating a disturbance in the year 1969.
Jun 22 In the year 1969 judy Garland, actress (Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at 47 of an overdose
Jun 23 Joe Frazier beats Jerry Quarry for the heavyweight boxing title in the year 1969.
Jun 23 In the year 1969 stanley Andrews, actor (Old Ranger-Death Valley Days), dies at 78
Jun 23 On this day in history warren E Burger sworn in as Supreme Court Chief Justice
Jun 24 Maria Belgado, entertainer, dies on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history 50,000 attend Denver Pop Festival
Jun 27 Police raid the Stonewall Gay Bar in Greenwich Village, NY, about 400 to 1,000 patrons riot against the police, it lasts 3 days in the year 1969.
Jun 27 In the year 1969 richard Vance Maxfield, composer, dies at 42
Jun 29 On this day in history first Jewish worship service at White House
Jun 29 On this day in history moise K Tsjombe, premier Congo/Zaire, dies
Jun 30 In the year 1969 jan Evangelista Zelinka, composer, dies at 76
Jun 30 On this day in history spain cedes Ifni to Morocco
Jul 01 In the year 1969 charles Philip Arthur George invested as Prince of Wales
Jul 01 In the year 1969 john & Yoko are hospitilized after a car crash
Jul 02 On this day in history brian Jones founder of the Rolling Stones, drowns
Jul 02 Canadian National abandons Newfoundland passenger trains 101-102 on this day in history.
Jul 02 Leslie West & Felix Pappalardi form the rock group Mountain on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1969 78,000 attend Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI
Jul 03 On this day in history brian Jones of the Rolling Stones drowns at 25
Jul 03 Brian Jones, guitarist (Rolling Stones), drowns to death at 25 in the year 1969.
Jul 04 In the year 1969 "Give Peace a Chance" by Plastic Ono Band is released in the UK
Jul 04 On this day in history 140,000 attend Atlanta Pop Festival featuring Led Zep & Janis Joplin
Jul 04 Ann Jones defeats Billie Jean King for Wimbeldon Ladies championship on this day in history.
Jul 05 Ben Alexander, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Jul 05 Rod Laver wins his 4th Wimbeldon championship on this day in history.
Jul 05 Rolling Stones play a free concert in London's Hyde Park on this day in history.
Jul 07 Canada's House of Commons approves equality of French-English language across the country in the year 1969.
Jul 07 On this day in history erskine Sanford, dies at 83
Jul 08 Gladys Swarthout, opera singer/actress (Ambush), dies at 64 in the year 1969.