Historical Events In 1969
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
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 In the year 1969 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 on this day in history.
May 16 In the year 1969 johnny Jordan, cameraman (You Only Live Twice), dies at 44
May 16 In the year 1969 students occupies Magden House Amsterdam
May 16 In the year 1969 the Who's Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault
May 16 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
May 16 Venera 5 lands on Venus, returns data on atmosphere in the year 1969.
May 17 Joseph Beran, Czech archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at 80 on this day in history.
May 17 In the year 1969 russian probe Venera 6 landed on Venus
May 18 "Canterbury Tales" closes at Eugene O'Neill NYC after 122 performances on this day in history.
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 Fred Sherman, actor (Chain Lightning), dies after a stroke at 64 in the year 1969.
May 20 In the year 1969 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1969.
May 23 Diane Aubrey, actress (Haunted Strangler), dies of heart attack at 79 on this day in history.
May 23 Lauwerszee Dike in Holland closes in the year 1969.
May 23 In the year 1969 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 In the year 1969 sudanese government is overthrown in a military coup
May 26 In the year 1969 apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth
May 26 In the year 1969 john & Yoko begin their 2nd bed-in (Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal)
May 26 Kathryn Minner, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 77 on this day in history.
May 26 The Apollo 10 astronauts return to earth after their successful 8-day rehearsal for the first manned moon landing in the year 1969.
May 27 Jeffrey Hunter, actor (Christopher Pike-Star Trek Cage), dies at 43 in the year 1969.