What Happened on April 5, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Vietnam War: Massive antiwar demonstrations occur in many U.S. cities.

Famous Deaths

  • Ain-Ervin Mere, Estonian Nazi (b. 1903)
  • Gabriel M-E-R Chevallier, French author (La Peur), dies at 73
  • Romulo Gallegos, Venezuela author/president (1947-48), dies at 84
  • Shelby Storck, American television producer (b. 1917)