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1969 Historical Event(s)
- February 17, 1969 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rooster in Chinese astrology.
- April 22, 1969 – British yachtsman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston completes the first solo non-stop circumnavigation of the world.
- April 28, 1969 – Charles de Gaulle resigns as President of France.
- July 20, 1969 – A cease fire is announced between Honduras and El Salvador, 6 days after the beginning of the “Football War”.
- August 12, 1969 – Violence erupts after the Apprentice Boys of Derry march in Derry, Northern Ireland, resulting in a three-day communal riot known as the Battle of the Bogside.
- September 5, 1969 – My Lai Massacre: U.S. Army Lt. William Calley is charged with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai.
- October 9, 1969 – In Chicago, the United States National Guard is called in for crowd control as demonstrations continue in connection with the trial of the “Chicago Eight” that began on September 24.
- November 21, 1969 – The first permanent ARPANET link is established between UCLA and SRI.
- November 22, 1969 – In American football, the University of Michigan upset Ohio State University, 24-12, in Bo Schembechler’s first season as Michigan’s head coach. The win set off the 10 Year War between Schembechler and Ohio State’s Woody Hayes. (See also Michigan-Ohio State rivalry).
- December 21, 1969 – The United Nations adopts the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
Who Were Born On 1969?
- February 4, 1969 – Brandy Ledford, American actress and model
- March 15, 1969 – Timo Kotipelto, Finnish musician
- March 24, 1969 – Houston, American pornographic actress
- March 31, 1969 – Samantha Brown, American television host
- April 6, 1969 – Bison Dele, American basketball player (disappeared 2002)
- August 8, 1969 – Yvie Burnett, British television vocal coach
- August 15, 1969 – Bernard Fanning, Australian singer/songwriter (Powderfinger)
- August 18, 1969 – Christian Slater, American actor
- October 15, 1969 – Paige Davis, American television personality and actress
- October 17, 1969 – Wood Harris, American actor