Historical Events In 1969
Wednesday, 27 September 2023
May 14 Abortion & contraception legalized in Canada in the year 1969.
May 14 On this day in history enid Bennett, silent film actress (Skippy, Hairpins), dies at 75
May 14 On this day in history last Chevrolet Corsair built
May 15 Associate Justice Abe Fortas resigns from Supreme Court in the year 1969.
May 16 Barbra Streisand appears at a Friars Club Tribute in the year 1969.
May 16 Johnny Jordan, cameraman (You Only Live Twice), dies at 44 in the year 1969.
May 16 Students occupies Magden House Amsterdam on this day in history.
May 16 In the year 1969 the Who's Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault
May 16 In the year 1969 uSSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
May 16 In the year 1969 venera 5 lands on Venus, returns data on atmosphere
May 17 On this day in history joseph Beran, Czech archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at 80
May 17 In the year 1969 russian probe Venera 6 landed on Venus
May 18 In the year 1969 "Canterbury Tales" closes at Eugene O'Neill NYC after 122 performances
May 18 In the year 1969 apollo 10 (Stafford/Cernan/Young) launched toward lunar orbit
May 19 In the year 1969 coleman Hawkins, US jazz musician/composer, dies
May 20 On this day in history fred Sherman, actor (Chain Lightning), dies after a stroke at 64
May 20 On this day in history uS troop capture Hill 937/Hamburger Hill Vietnam
May 21 Robert Kennedy's murderer Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death in the year 1969.
May 21 Slovan Bratislava wins 9th Europe Cup II in Basel in the year 1969.
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 In the year 1969 diane Aubrey, actress (Haunted Strangler), dies of heart attack at 79
May 23 Lauwerszee Dike in Holland closes on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 Sudanese government is overthrown in a military coup on this day in history.
May 26 Apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth in the year 1969.
May 26 John & Yoko begin their 2nd bed-in (Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal) on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1969 kathryn Minner, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 77
May 26 The Apollo 10 astronauts return to earth after their successful 8-day rehearsal for the first manned moon landing on this day in history.
May 27 Jeffrey Hunter, actor (Christopher Pike-Star Trek Cage), dies at 43 on this day in history.