Historical Events In 1969
Sunday, 28 February 2021
May 14 In the year 1969 abortion & contraception legalized in Canada
May 14 Enid Bennett, silent film actress (Skippy, Hairpins), dies at 75 in the year 1969.
May 14 On this day in history last Chevrolet Corsair built
May 15 Associate Justice Abe Fortas resigns from Supreme Court on this day in history.
May 16 Barbra Streisand appears at a Friars Club Tribute in the year 1969.
May 16 On this day in history johnny Jordan, cameraman (You Only Live Twice), dies at 44
May 16 In the year 1969 students occupies Magden House Amsterdam
May 16 On this day in history the Who's Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault
May 16 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
May 16 On this day in history 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 On this day in history russian probe Venera 6 landed on Venus
May 18 "Canterbury Tales" closes at Eugene O'Neill NYC after 122 performances in the year 1969.
May 18 Apollo 10 (Stafford/Cernan/Young) launched toward lunar orbit in the year 1969.
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 on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1969 slovan Bratislava wins 9th Europe Cup II in Basel
May 22 In the year 1969 stafford & Cernan pilot Apollo 10 LEM 9.4 miles (15km) above lunar surface
May 23 BBC orders 13 episodes of Monty Python's Flying Circus on this day in history.
May 23 On this day in history diane Aubrey, actress (Haunted Strangler), dies of heart attack at 79
May 23 Lauwerszee Dike in Holland closes in the year 1969.
May 23 On this day in history the Who release the rock opera "Tommy"
May 24 Beatles' "Get Back" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks in the year 1969.
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 in the year 1969.
May 26 Apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth on this day in history.
May 26 John & Yoko begin their 2nd bed-in (Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal) on this day in history.
May 26 On this day in history kathryn Minner, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 77
May 26 On this day in history the Apollo 10 astronauts return to earth after their successful 8-day rehearsal for the first manned moon landing
May 27 On this day in history jeffrey Hunter, actor (Christopher Pike-Star Trek Cage), dies at 43