Historical Events In 1969
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Feb 21 In the year 1969 first launching of heavy N-1 rocket at Baikonur Kazachstan (explodes)
Feb 21 Jose de Capriles, Mexican-born US Olympic fencer, dies on this day in history.
Feb 21 Ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Washington Senators in the year 1969.
Feb 23 In the year 1969 abd al-Aziz Abd al-Rahman al-Faisal al-Saud, King Saudia, dies at 67
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1969.
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 In the year 1969 jan Zajic, Czech student, self incinerates
Feb 25 On this day in history mariner 6 launched for fly-by of Mars
Feb 26 On this day in history karl Jaspers, German psychiatrist/philosopher, dies at 86
Feb 27 In the year 1969 general Hafez al-Assad becomes head of Syria via military coup
Feb 27 John Boles, actor (Stella Dallas, Curly Top), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Feb 27 President Nixon visits West-Berlin in the year 1969.
Feb 28 On this day in history 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 New York Yankees' Mickey Mantle announces his retirement from baseball in the year 1969.
Mar 02 Chinese-Russian borders fight (approximately 70 die) in the year 1969.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 03 Apollo 9 launched into 151 Earth orbits (10 days) in the year 1969.
Mar 04 RCMP to replace remaining dog teams with snowmobiles, Sargent York and his faithful dog Yukon can now rest easy. on this day in history.
Mar 05 Gold reaches then record high ($47 per ounce) in Paris France in the year 1969.
Mar 05 In the year 1969 gustav Heinemann elected President of West-Germany
Mar 05 On this day in history joe Orton's "What the Butler Saw", premieres in London
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 on this day in history.
Mar 07 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1969.