Historical Events In 1969
Thursday, 28 September 2023
Nov 24 U.S. Army officials announce 1st Lt. William Calley will be court-martialed for the premeditated murder of 109 Vietnamese civilians at My Lai in the year 1969.
Nov 25 John Lennon returns his MBE on this day in history.
Nov 26 Creams' final concert (Royal Albert Hall) in the year 1969.
Nov 28 Roy Barcroft, actor (Eyes of Texas, Son of Zorro), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Nov 29 Beatles' "Come Together," single goes #1 in the year 1969.
Dec 01 US government holds its first draft lottery since WW II on this day in history.
Dec 02 "Buck White" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 7 performances on this day in history.
Dec 02 Boeing gives members of the press a historic first passenger flight from Seattle to New York City aboard the 747 jumbo jet in the year 1969.
Dec 02 On this day in history kliment J Voroshilov, president USSR (1953-60), dies
Dec 03 John Lennon is offered role of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar in the year 1969.
Dec 03 Ruth White, actress (Fugitive), dies of cancer at 55 on this day in history.
Dec 04 In the year 1969 alceo Toni, composer, dies at 85
Dec 04 On this day in history black Panther leader Fred Hampton, killed in Chicago
Dec 06 300,000 attend the Altamont CA, rock concert feature Rolling Stones on this day in history.
Dec 07 On this day in history eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66
Dec 08 In the year 1969 vincenzo Davico, composer, dies at 80
Dec 10 On this day in history franco Capuana, composer, dies at 75
Dec 11 The secretary of the Moscow writer's union declares that nudity as displayed in the popular play "Oh! Calcutta!" is a sign of decadence in Western culture in the year 1969.
Dec 13 In the year 1969 arlo Guthrie releases "Alice's Restaurant"
Dec 13 Raymond A Spruance, US admiral (battle of Midway), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history "La Strada" opens/closes at Lunt Fontanne NYC for 1 performance
Dec 15 In the year 1969 san Francisco Fire Department replaces leather helmets with plastic ones
Dec 16 "War is Over! If You Want It, Happy Christmas from John & Yoko" posters begin appearing in the year 1969.
Dec 17 On this day in history 50m TV viewers saw singer Tiny Tim marry Miss Vicky, on Tonight Show
Dec 17 Arturo da Costa e Silva, President of Brazil (1967-69), dies at 67 in the year 1969.
Dec 17 USAF closes Project Blue Book, concluding no evidence of extraterrestrial spaceships behind thousands of UFO sightings on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1969 "Coco" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 333 performances
Dec 18 Britain abolishes death penalty in the year 1969.
Dec 19 Beatle's 7th Christmas album is released in the year 1969.
Dec 21 Diana Ross final TV appearance as a Supreme (Ed Sullivan Show) in the year 1969.
Dec 22 On this day in history anglican Church of Canada ordains first woman deacon.
Dec 22 On this day in history donald Foster, actor (Herbert Johnson-Hazel), dies at 80
Dec 22 In the year 1969 john Lennon and Yoko Ono spend an hour with Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and meet the Minister of Health, John Munro to discuss drug abuse.
Dec 22 Montreal Quebec FLQ terrorists explode bomb in a post office truck in the year 1969.