1969 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
232425262728 
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     

July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    

October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   

What Happened In Year 1969?

  • February 4, 1969 – Yasser Arafat takes over as chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
  • February 17, 1969 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rooster in Chinese astrology.
  • March 19, 1969 – The 385 m tall TV-mast at Emley Moor, United Kingdom, collapses due to ice build-up.
  • March 28, 1969 – Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece.
  • April 1, 1969 – The Hawker Siddeley Harrier enters service with the Royal Air Force.
  • April 4, 1969 – Dr. Denton Cooley implants the first temporary artificial heart.
  • April 5, 1969 – Vietnam War: Massive antiwar demonstrations occur in many U.S. cities.
  • June 23, 1969 – Warren E. Burger is sworn in as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court by retiring Chief Justice Earl Warren.
  • July 3, 1969 – The biggest explosion in the history of rocketry occurs when the Soviet N-1 rocket explodes and subsequently destroys its launchpad.
  • July 30, 1969 – Vietnam War: US President Richard M. Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam and meets with President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu and U.S. military commanders.
  • August 13, 1969 – The Apollo 11 astronauts are released from a three-week quarantine to enjoy a ticker-tape parade in New York. That evening, at a state dinner in Los Angeles, they are awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Richard Nixon.
  • August 27, 1969 – Israeli commando force penetrates deep into Egyptian territory to stage a mortar attack on regional Egyptian Army headquarters in the Nile Valley of Upper Egypt.
  • October 1, 1969 – Concorde breaks the sound barrier for the first time.
  • October 15, 1969 – Vietnam War; The Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam is held in Washington DC and across the US. Over 2 million demonstrate nationally; about 250,000 in the nation’s capitol.
  • October 19, 1969 – The first Prime Minister of Tunisia in twelve years, Bahi Ladgham, is appointed by President Habib Bourguiba.
  • November 13, 1969 – Vietnam War: Anti-war protesters in Washington, D.C. stage a symbolic March Against Death.
  • November 15, 1969 – In Columbus, Ohio, Dave Thomas opens the first Wendy’s restaurant.
  • November 17, 1969 – Cold War: Negotiators from the Soviet Union and the United States meet in Helsinki to begin SALT I negotiations aimed at limiting the number of strategic weapons on both sides.
  • November 19, 1969 – Association football player Pelé scores his 1,000th goal.
  • December 9, 1969 – United States Secretary of State William P. Rogers proposes his plan for a ceasefire in the War of Attrition; Egypt and Jordan accept it over the objections of the PLO, which leads to civil war in Jordan in September 1970.

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