Historical Events In 1969
Thursday, 13 August 2020
May 14 In the year 1969 abortion & contraception legalized in Canada
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 In the year 1969 associate Justice Abe Fortas resigns from Supreme Court
May 16 On this day in history barbra Streisand appears at a Friars Club Tribute
May 16 Johnny Jordan, cameraman (You Only Live Twice), dies at 44 in the year 1969.
May 16 On this day in history students occupies Magden House Amsterdam
May 16 The Who's Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault in the year 1969.
May 16 In the year 1969 uSSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
May 16 Venera 5 lands on Venus, returns data on atmosphere on this day in history.
May 17 Joseph Beran, Czech archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at 80 in the year 1969.
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 on this day in history.
May 18 In the year 1969 apollo 10 (Stafford/Cernan/Young) launched toward lunar orbit
May 19 On this day in history 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 US troop capture Hill 937/Hamburger Hill Vietnam on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1969 robert Kennedy's murderer Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death
May 21 Slovan Bratislava wins 9th Europe Cup II in Basel on this day in history.
May 22 Stafford & Cernan pilot Apollo 10 LEM 9.4 miles (15km) above lunar surface on this day in history.
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 On this day in history lauwerszee Dike in Holland closes
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 in the year 1969.
May 24 The birth of Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1969.
May 27 On this day in history jeffrey Hunter, actor (Christopher Pike-Star Trek Cage), dies at 43