Historical Events In 1969
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Feb 21 First launching of heavy N-1 rocket at Baikonur Kazachstan (explodes) on this day in history.
Feb 21 Jose de Capriles, Mexican-born US Olympic fencer, dies on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Washington Senators
Feb 23 Abd al-Aziz Abd al-Rahman al-Faisal al-Saud, King Saudia, dies at 67 in the year 1969.
Feb 23 On this day in history nayif Hawatimah forms Democratic People's Front for Liberation of Palestine
Feb 23 In the year 1969 start of hovercraft service between Vancouver and Nanaimo; first scheduled hovercraft service in Canada didn't last too many logs in the water
Feb 24 Kenneth Green, actor (Penrod), dies of heart attack at 61 on this day in history.
Feb 24 On this day in history mariner 6 launched for Mars fly-by
Feb 24 In the year 1969 mariner 6, first spacecraft to fly by Mars, launched
Feb 25 Beatles begin recording for the Abbey Road album in the year 1969.
Feb 25 On this day in history jan Zajic, Czech student, self incinerates
Feb 25 Mariner 6 launched for fly-by of Mars in the year 1969.
Feb 26 Karl Jaspers, German psychiatrist/philosopher, dies at 86 in the year 1969.
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 in the year 1969.
Feb 27 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Rodnina & Ulanov of USSR
Feb 28 Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Colorado Springs won by Gabriele Seyfert GDR on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1969 men's Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by Tim Wood USA
Mar 01 On this day in history after 88 weeks Sergeant Pepper drops off the charts
Mar 01 In the year 1969 new York Yankees' Mickey Mantle announces his retirement from baseball
Mar 02 Chinese-Russian borders fight (approximately 70 die) on this day in history.
Mar 02 In the year 1969 dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 14th Symphony
Mar 02 On this day in history phil Esposito becomes first NHL Player to score 100 points in a season
Mar 02 On this day in history the first test flight of the supersonic Concorde
Mar 03 Apollo 9 launched into 151 Earth orbits (10 days) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1969 gold reaches then record high ($47 per ounce) in Paris France
Mar 05 Gustav Heinemann elected President of West-Germany on this day in history.
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 in the year 1969.
Mar 07 Lieutenant General Robert E Cushman, Jr, USMC, becomes deputy director of CIA on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1969 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR