What Happened on April 3, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Vietnam War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird announces that the United States will start a policy of "Vietnamization", reducing American involvement

Famous Birthdays

  • David Morland, North Bay Ont, golfer (1992 Trafalgar Rookie of Year)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mellody Hobson, American businesswoman (Chairman of Dreamworks Animation), born in Chicago, Illinois

Chairman of Dreamworks Animation Mellody Hobson
Chairman of Dreamworks Animation
Mellody Hobson
  • Reid Hayston, New Zealand beach volleyball player (Olympics-96), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Rodney Hampton, NFL running back (NY Giants)

Famous Deaths

  • Rex Evans, actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara), dies at 65